The Australian Christian Lobby today confirmed that the Israel Folau fundraising drive has been paused off the back of rapid and overwhelming support.
The ACL today confirmed that there is no breach of its charitable purposes in raising money for Israel Folau.
In the wake of GoFundMe’s removal of Israel Folau’s fundraiser, the Australian Christian Lobby has today donated $100,000 to his legal defence and is assisting Israel Folau to launch an alternative fundraising site.
The Australian Christian Lobby today expressed disappointment with Rugby Australia’s decision to terminate Israel Folau’s contract.
While many of us (over 28,000) in fact, have signed ACL’s open letter of support to Israel Folau, Peter and Kath Stevens along with their friends have gone a step further and actually stood in public for Izzy. Last Saturday Peter and a group of friends stood near the busy Blackwood roundabout in Adelaide with a sign “Freedom of Speech in Chains.”
The Australian Christian Lobby continues to stand with Israel Folau and maintains that he has a right to express his beliefs.
“The decision by Rugby Australia means that quoting a bible verse is now considered a high-level breach against their code of conduct,” said ACL managing director Martyn Iles.
“I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to all who believe…” (Rom 1:16)
There was once a society very similar to our own.
Children were seen as a burden. They were routinely left to die in the hours after their birth, for the convenience of their parents, in a primitive abortion-like practice.
The Australian Christian Lobby welcomes the recent announcement that the federal election will be held on 18 May.
The Australian Christian Lobby has expressed deep disappointment with Rugby Australia over plans to sack Israel Folau just for stating his beliefs.
The Australian Christian Lobby stands with Israel Folau and supports his right to express his beliefs.
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