Religion

The West’s Unstoppable March Toward ‘Yes’
20 November 2017

The West’s Unstoppable March Toward ‘Yes’

The outcome of the same-sex marriage poll is probably one of the least surprising things to have happened this year. It is simply the logical culmination of two streams, which neatly came together last Wednesday at 10.00 am, when the Bureau of Statistics’ chief statistician announced the results in front of a sea of rainbow flags, and balloons spelling out
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Lack Of Same Sex Protection
2 September 2017

Lack Of Same Sex Protection

The (thankfully) former president of the Australian Human Rights Commission Gillian Triggs suggested recently that the same-sex marriage debate was taking place in a ‘post-truth’ climate and disputed claims there were insufficient protections for freedom of speech and religion. On the first point, Triggs is completely right. But in making the second point Triggs is engaging in a bit of
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Integration, Not Segregation Is Best. There’s No Need For Privacy Curtains
19 May 2017

Integration, Not Segregation Is Best. There’s No Need For Privacy Curtains

THE decision by Auburn Council in NSW to install ‘privacy’ curtains at a new public swimming pool in Auburn is a disgrace and completely at odds with Australian values. Belgravia Leisure, which operates the Council run Auburn Ruth Everuss Aquatic Centre, has said that it decided to erect the curtain to ‘overcome cultural barriers and encourage Muslim women to use
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Refusing A Handshake Is An Affront To Our Basic Values
21 February 2017

Refusing A Handshake Is An Affront To Our Basic Values

An early test for Education Minister Rob Stokes comes with the news that Hurstville Boys Campus, a public school in Sydney’s west, has adopted “an agreed protocol” which effectively excuses some of its male students from shaking hands with females is yet another attack on our values and has no place in our taxpayer-funded schools. This decision came about following
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Green-Left Legerdemain Doesn’t Make Religion Relevant
8 December 2016

Green-Left Legerdemain Doesn’t Make Religion Relevant

It has long been obvious that the political agenda of some Catholic organisations and schools rest solidly within the Green-left advocacy model, particularly in its increasing reliance on identity politics. Noel Pearson has rightly highlighted the soft bigotry of many of these groups when he notes: “they need blacks to remain alienated from mothers bosoms, incarcerated in legions, leading short
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