ACL compiles a daily media monitoring service of stories of interest to the Christian constituency relating to children, family, drugs and alcohol, marriage, human rights, religious freedom etc. Visit the ACL’s website each day to see what’s of interest in the news. Please note that selection of the articles does not represent ACL endorsement of the content.


Pro-life push in Labor's ranks

Stephanie Peatling - SMH

Labor's anti-abortion forces are rallying behind a new ginger group that will promote and campaign for candidates who are against abortion and euthanasia. Labor for Life was formed last month to link members with conservative views and, partly, in response to the party's official recognition of gay marriage.

Why being Christian gets you crucified

Miranda Devine - The Sunday Telegraph

The cyber bullies who piled onto anti-porn activist Melinda Tankard Reist last week are behaving like 17th century witch hunters, not the enlightened tolerance queens they claim to be. Tankard Reist's crime was to be profiled not unfavourably in a magazine which described her as "one of Australia's best-known feminist voices". This infuriated the miserable orcs who lurk in the dark recesses of twitter and the blogosphere.