Religious freedom must not be a green light to discriminate

Hugh Harris / 14 March 2018

By Hugh Harris, in the Sydney Morning Herald

As it ponders the role of religious freedom in Australia, the Religious Freedom Review headed by Philip Ruddock would do well to reflect on the real-life scenarios where belief collides with the rights of individuals.

Should independent schools be able to expel students with gay parents?

Should it be lawful for bakers, photographers or florists to refuse same-sex weddings?

Yes? No? And why? Providing answers would provide clarity as to the consequences of any proposed changes to the law.

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Read the full article here in the Sydney Morning Herald.

All the more reason.