Slippery slope arguments are not always invalid.
Indeed, in some cases they are very important.
In our current climate of aggressive secularism – including a recent move by the Greens to remove the Lord’s Prayer from Parliament, I find it incredible that while 13 Wild Boars were trapped underground, people everywhere prayed.
Before taking his own life by euthanasia in Switzerland, Australian scientist Dr David Goodall declared that, as his age, he should “be free to choose the appropriate time” for his death.
Those who opposed same-sex marriage warned of the likely consequences of ignoring the important historical and biological basis of marriage.
“The first thing that a totalitarian regime tries to do is to get at the children, to distance them from the subversive, varied influences of their families, and indoctrinate them in their rulers’ view of the world.”
Those words were penned by five judges of the United Kingdom Supreme Court in 2016.
It is astonishing that they felt the need to use such language about a law which had passed the Scottish Parliament. That is, a democratic government with a great pedigree of freedom – not, in fact, a totalitarian regime.
Last weekend a significant motion was passed at the Liberal Party Federal Council.
One which may protect the vulnerable in Victoria and be a significant roadblock to the assisted suicide scheme in Victoria if Premier Andrews loses the upcoming election.
There are days when I wonder if my right to practise law will be taken from me simply because of my Christian beliefs.
Warning: blog contains disturbing, graphic and blasphemous content
Dark Mofo’s dark and downward trajectory continues.
The views on abortion held by half of the candidates contesting the seat of Darling Range suggest that there may be a generational change taking place in the way people view abortion.
In a matter of weeks, the long-awaited recommendations from the Ruddock Religious Freedom Review will be publicly released.
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