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January 22, 2021

Victorian Conversion Bill an unparalleled threat to religious freedom

As 2021 begins, we observe the onward march of a Bill introduced in Victoria late last year to outlaw what the Victorian Premier has described as “cruel and bigoted practices...

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December 18, 2020

Update on Foster Couple's Religious Discrimination Claim

The end of 2020 saw another milestone for Byron and Keira Hordyk, the Western Australian Christian couple rejected as “unsafe” to foster 0-5-year-old children because of their Christian beliefs on...

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December 04, 2020

Victorian Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Bill

Gay 'conversion therapy' laws will have serious consequences for the liberties of Australians. The Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Bill (VIC) is the next push following Bills in other States...

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November 17, 2020

Foster Couple Case is Going to Hearing

After three years, a Christian couple rejected as “unsafe” to foster vulnerable kids will have their day in court. Byron and Keira Hordyk, a WA couple will be presenting their...

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September 25, 2020

Vilification Laws Misused to Attack Free Speech

What do you think about ‘cancel-culture’? A healthy liberal democratic society requires freedom to exchange ideas and beliefs and to participate in public debate. A society that lacks such freedoms...

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August 21, 2020

The process as punishment: The misuse of vilification laws

The Human Rights Law Alliance is acting for Lyle Shelton in relation to a vilification complaint brought against him by two drag queens. This piece explains the basic substance of the...

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August 07, 2020

Mark Latham Moves to Uphold Parental Rights

This week, the Hon. Mark Latham MLC moved to restore parental rights in NSW. His Education Legislation Amendment (Parental Rights) Bill 2020 will give control back to parents over the...

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July 17, 2020

State Governments Move to Ban 'Conversion Therapy'

Gay 'conversion therapy' laws are a bad idea. South Australian Shadow Minister for Human Services Nat Cook recently announced that she is drafting legislation to outlaw 'conversion therapy' practices that...

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July 10, 2020

Australian Religious Freedom Cases

Australian Cases - Religious Freedom Religious freedom is under threat in Australia with Christians and people of other faiths facing increasing hostility in the workplace and in the public square....

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July 01, 2020

HRLA Successfully Defends a Queensland Mother from a Worthless Vilification Claim

Homosexual Vilification Claim Dropped In a victory for free speech, the Human Rights Law Alliance has successfully assisted Queensland mother-of-four and photographer, Katrina Tait, to defeat an LGBT activist’s vilification...

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