Ban Male-Only Sports Clubs

Muirfield, the venue for the golf Open, is a male only sports club - this is discrimination in its most blatant form and needs to be tackled in order to achieve equal rights and encourage the visibility of women in sport!

This e-petition has been rejected with the following reason given:

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The following explanatory notes have been added:

it is a private club and does not receive any public funding.

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Created By

Rebecca Quillish

Created On

Thursday 18 July 2013

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