The Australian Christian Lobby today commended the McGowan government for rejecting radical parliamentary committee recommendations to establish injecting rooms, pill testing, home-grown cannabis, and prison needle exchange programs.
The Australian Christian Lobby says all Victorians should be alarmed by the Andrews government launching a second legal injecting room near Victoria Market.
As global COVID-19 pandemic responses unfolded, the Australian Christian Lobby repeatedly warned the South Australian government not to override state abortion laws. With a live debate underway in Parliament, now is not the time to make abortion more prevalent and more dangerous for women.
The Australian Christian Lobby today called upon the South Australian government to continue its strong handling of the COVID-19 crisis by resisting calls to relax access to deadly abortion drugs.
Comments made by Dr Alex Wodak and former Australian Federal Police commissioner Mick Palmer regarding calls to regulate MDMA are out of touch with the destructive nature of illicit drugs.
Australian Christian Lobby statement regarding pill testing
Recent drug-related deaths at festivals over the holiday period have renewed the push for pill testing in Australia
The Australian Christian Lobby notes that drugs are inherently unsafe regardless of whether they have been tested. For example, 15-year-old Anna Wood died from ecstasy not because it was tainted, but because of the idiosyncratic effects of any illicit drug.
A Northern Territory government committee is currently considering decriminalising possession and use of illegal drugs.
Proposed increased penalties for possession of cannabis by the South Australian government as reported in the Advertiser on Monday 2 July have been welcomed by Australian Christian Lobby.
Politicians in Victoria need to restore trust and build integrity following the revelations of electoral fraud in addition to a myriad of broken social policy commitments by the governing Labor Party, according to the Australian Christian Lobby, a non-party partisan lobby group.
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