Tag: #religiousfreedom

  • Religious discrimination bill – Porter must fix it or ditch it

    Religious discrimination bill – Porter must fix it or ditch it

    By Luke Beck Federal Attorney-General Christian Porter on Monday published an article in this paper claiming his controversial religious discrimination bill is intended merely as a “shield”, and wrongly branding my criticisms of the bill as neither genuine nor constructive. The Attorney-General’s barbs were prompted by an article published in this paper last week explaining how the […]

  • Religious Discrimination Bill backfires on Christians

    Religious Discrimination Bill backfires on Christians

    By Luke Beck Conservative Christians are some of the biggest supporters of Scott Morrison’s religious discrimination bill. But they should be careful what they wish for. It won’t just be gay people, women and people with disabilities who lose out under the proposed law. Christians will be among the biggest losers. Here’s what the bill […]

  • Israel Folau, religious freedom and the limits of toleration

    Israel Folau, religious freedom and the limits of toleration

    By Patrick Emerton The idea of religious freedom is important for liberalism. But the idea is not just an abstract one. It is an idea that has a history ― a context in which it came to be, in which it was seen to make sense. There is a certain sort of work it has […]