In the last week, the ACL has been quoted in the media on issues such as the ban on Bible study and prayer groups in Victoria’s public schools, sexualised outdoor advertising in Queensland, and the persecution of Christians in the Middle East. See below for links to mentions in the media.
On banning Bible study and prayer groups in Victorian public schools:
- ABC News – Victoria bans religious groups from running prayer groups, handing out Bibles in state schools
- Christian Today Australia – Victorian Govt does not ‘intend’ to ban bible study, prayer groups; vows to amend
On the persecution of Christians in the Middle East:
- Christian Today Australia – Australia should raise intake of persecuted Iraqi Christians, says ACL
ACL’s Queensland director Wendy Francis was interviewed this week by UCB News Australia and 4BC radio about the Queensland government’s commitment to introduce fines to penalise advertisers that do not comply with the industry’s code of ethics.