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War on Christianity is fuelled by ignorance

  Herald Sun – 19 May 2016 ANDREW BOLT IT’S not the haters who will kill Christianity. It’s the ignorant, who have no clue how we non-Christians will suffer. But, wow, that hatred sure is feral. The latest examples? One: the Greens this week say they want to strip churches of their “right to discriminate” — actually their freedom to ... Read More »

Labor follows Greens on Safe Schools

The Australian – May 19, 2016 Joe Kelly – Political reporter Labor will review the carve-outs in Australia’s anti-discrimination laws, with Bill Shorten leaving open the door to removing further exemptions for religious institutions. The Opposition Leader also committed to extending funding for the contentious Safe Schools program beyond 2017 while providing no solid defence of religious freedoms amid a ... Read More »

Children sexualised in school diversity programs

The Australian – April 15, 2016 The sexualisation of children is not a method of domestic violence prevention. At worst it is an insidious form of abuse, often used by pedophiles to groom their victims. Yet Daniel Andrews’s government has funded another program in schools that encourages adults to sexualise children and expose them to sexually explicit materials. Such behaviour ... Read More »

Year 8 kids to study sex ads under ‘domestic violence’ curriculum

The Australian – April 14, 2016 Natasha Bita – National correspondent, Brisbane Students as young as 12 will study sexualised personal ads and write their own advertisements seeking the “perfect partner’’ as part of a new school curriculum supposed to combat family violence. The classroom material includes an example ad from a “lustful, sexually generous’’ person seeking “sexy freak out ... Read More »

Renting Wombs is a Human Wrong, not a Human Right

The Council of Europe has rejected a report recommending the legalization of surrogacy. This decision is a victory for human rights: Despite arguments that surrogacy is “compassionate,” its history of contentious litigation and documented human rights abuses make clear that it is a grave wrong. On Tuesday, March 15, a decision was made in Paris that can only be described ... Read More »

Michael D. O’Brien: Living in the Age of The Porn Plague

WE ARE LIVING IN A PORNOGRAPHIC PLAGUE OF EPIC PROPORTIONS…AND IT’S MAKING US MISERABLE By Michael D. O’Brien This is the first article in a series on modesty in a culture of shamelessness. April 7, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) — Much of current fashion, especially for women, is an assault upon the ultimate good of those who wear such clothing. It is ... Read More »

Sexual diversity lessons have reasonable objectives: Simon Birmingham

The Australian – February 14, 2016   Education Minister Simon Birmingham has defended the objectives of a controversial school program that teaches high school students about sexual diversity and inclusion. The anti-bullying program, used by nearly 500 schools around Australia, educates 11- and 12-year-old children about the meaning of terms such as “queer’’, “pansexual’’, “sister girl’’ and “trans guy’’. The ... Read More »

The insane message legalizing ‘death with dignity’ sends to the suicidal

By Jonathon Van Maren Nov. 16, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – I’d like the defenders of euthanasia and so-called “death with dignity” to explain something to me. How is the legalization and relentless promotion of “assisted suicide” not the “glorification of suicide”? I’m tired of all of transparently mindless babble about how “assisted suicide” is not a slippery slope. The phrase itself ... Read More »

How will the US Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Decision affect Religious Liberty?

On Friday, five justices affirmed LGBT Americans’ Constitutional right to wed. The other four foreshadowed the major conflicts over religious freedom that are about to begin. For a long time, supporters of gay marriage in the U.S. were in the minority. As early as last year, that started changing, and now, a solid majority of Americans support same-sex unions. As ... Read More »

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 »