giovedì 10 agosto 2017

Archbishop Anthony Fisher op response to proposed marriage amendment (definition and religious) bill 2017
The proposed marriage amendment bill released today will not protect the religious freedom of the Australian people. The limited protections offered to ministers of religion and those already registered as civil celebrants evidences an incorrect assumption that freedom of religion is simply a matter for those engaged in religious ministry. The free exercise of religion is a right afforded to every Australian, and a law which does not protect religious freedom for all people does not protect religious freedom at all.(...)