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.
The Australian Christian Lobby calls on Labor and the crossbench to cautiously consider the Phelps medivac bill allowing two doctors to recommend medical transfer to Australia for asylum seekers.
Managing director Martyn Iles said, “Prime Minister Scott Morrison made it clear in his address at the Press Club on Monday if the bill goes through as is it will essentially spell the end to offshore processing.”
The Australian Christian Lobby today calls on the Andrews government to clearly define what it means by conversion therapy.
New research by Professor Louise Keogh at the University of Melbourne has revealed a small minority of doctors are going against the state abortion legislation by not complying with the requirement to actively refer women seeking abortions to willing practitioners.
The recent evidence of horrendous illegal brothels in Canberra using trafficked Thai women should be the death knell for South Australian Greens’ radical bill to completely decriminalise prostitution, urges the Australian Christian Lobby.
A new ATAR psychology course on offer for Queensland year 11 and 12 students seeks to embed gender theory into school curriculum once more, warns the Australian Christian Lobby.
Victorians lost a record amount of $2.726 billion to poker machines in 2018 according to the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation report tabled this month.
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.
The Australian Labor Party yesterday voted to affirm support to review gender rules surrounding legal documents like birth certificates.
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