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Five Unelected US Judges overrule majority on Marriage

Yesterday’s decision by five US Supreme Court judges completed the undemocratic march to redefining marriage in America, the Australian Christian Lobby said today. “Australians should be thankful that our High Court has not resorted to divisive undemocratic judicial activism on marriage,” ACL Managing Director Lyle Shelton said. “If Australian activists for redefining marriage believe in democratic principles they will take ... Read More »

Why Australia should not rush to follow Ireland

Posted by Lyle Shelton on: http://www.acl.org.au/2015/05/why-australia-should-not-rush-to-follow-ireland/ “You’re a nauseating piece of filth”, tweeted Crikey political editor Bernard Keane to his 44,000 followers.[i] ‘Bigotry’, tweeted Labor member of parliament Stephen Jones.[ii] (Jones was the MP who sponsored a bill in 2012 which was rejected by the parliament by a margin of almost two-to-one.) Keane and Jones were responding to ACL’s Saturday ... Read More »

MP’s shouldn’t ‘own’ abolition of a child’s right to know their mum or dad

Lyle Shelton Parliamentarians planning to ‘own’ Bill Shorten’s same-sex marriage bill need to explain how they would protect the rights of children to know their biological parents. In abolishing “man and woman” in the Marriage Act, Australian Christian Lobby Managing Director Lyle Shelton said parliamentarians risked legislating one of the greatest injustices against the rights of children in modern times. ... Read More »


MEDIA RELEASE – Australian Christian Lobby 3 June 2015 The Australian Christian Lobby welcomed results of an Essential Research poll indicating support for same-sex marriage had plummeted a massive 13% since a Crosby|Textor poll in July 2014. ACL Managing Director Lyle Shelton said the results indicated that there is nothing inevitable about redefining marriage. “This is an extraordinary result,” Mr ... Read More »