The Australian Christian Lobby has expressed disappointment that the Justice and Related Legislation Bill 2018, which allows for unlimited gender changes to be recorded on birth certificates passed the second reading stage in the Tasmanian Legislative Council in an 8/6 vote. The bill will be debated, clause by clause, today.Read more
The Australian Christian Lobby has called upon Tasmanian Legislative Councillors to not compel speech.Read more
The Australian Christian Lobby is concerned the Andrews government is considering removing the century-old tradition of reciting the Lord’s Prayer before parliament deliberates.Read more
It took me a while to realise that people mostly assume your actions are all about you.
The assumption is that a person’s motives are basically self-interested.
I recall dining in a small town called Lititz, in rural Pennsylvania. After a particularly good meal and great service, I left a very large tip on the table for our waitress to find after we’d left.
I walked away hoping it would make her day.
But when my travel companion saw it, I was loudly accused of trying to boost my own ego.Read more
Following revelations that Labor voted down a draft recommendation that would have prevented LGBT students being expelled from religious schools, the Australian Christian Lobby calls on Labor to confirm its position regarding religious freedom for schools.Read more
The Australian Christian Lobby today welcomes the recommendations of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee regarding Penny Wong’s Sex Discrimination Amendment (Removing Discrimination Against Students) Bill 2018.Read more
The South Australian parliament is currently considering the Greens’ radical Abortion Law Reform Bill, which removes the need for doctors to be involved in abortions and allows abortion up to and including birth.
This is a dangerous bill. It is dangerous for pre-born children, for vulnerable women and for the sanctity of life. So it was encouraging to see over 200 church and community leaders and others gather on Monday 4 February to hear great presentations on the problems with the bill.Read more
Consideration of the school freedom issue is ongoing, as the Senate returns this week to continue debate on the Sex Discrimination Amendment (Removing Discrimination Against Students).
The Bill is an unnecessary solution for a non-existent problem and has unintended consequences which threaten the ability of faith-based bodies to teach their own values.Read more
The Australian Christian Lobby today welcomes the long-anticipated public release of the Ruddock Review by the Morrison government, which includes protection of the charitable status for charities with a traditional marriage belief.Read more
Consideration of the school freedom issue is ongoing, as the Senate has moved to continue debate on the Sex Discrimination Amendment (Removing Discrimination Against Students) Bill 2018 next year.Read more