The same-sex marriage bill passed in the Parliament without any amendments for protections for freedoms and parental rights yesterday evening.
During the postal survey, we were repeated told by "Yes" campaigners that the survey was only about one question and one question only -- whether people thought gay couples should marry. They repeatedly claimed that this question had nothing to do with religious freedom and parental rights, and that the Parliament would deal with these issues when it came time to pass legislation.
Over the last two weeks, the parliament completely failed to address these important issues - potentially compromising the core values underlying our democratic society.Read more
It is one of the lessons of history that the actions of small-minded men often will bring about great calamities. Sometimes the calamities are the result of the gradual encroachment of control, of the loss of liberty, the loss of the ability to think things through, the triumph of the thought police.
The furore over religious liberty is about more than the loss of a few seats or government. The political landscape is verging on chaos because of the ambition of Malcolm Turnbull and his lefty acolytes in the Liberal Party.Read more
This week has been a disappointing one.
The legislation for same-sex marriage has been debated in the Senate over the past week, and, unfortunately, the amendments to the Dean Smith bill to protect freedom of speech, conscience, religion and parental rights have been defeated.
Labor senators voted as a bloc against these freedoms, and even though the majority of Liberal senators were supportive of these amendments, six Liberal MPs voted against them with the Greens and the Labor senators, leading to its defeat.
The NSW government will dump a contentious sex education course for senior high school students that teaches radical theories about gender and sexuality.
Instead, classroom time currently devoted to the Crossroads curriculum is likely to be spent teaching Year 11 and 12 state school students how to drive a car, manage their finances and improve their mental health.
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The same-sex marriage postal survey result has been released last week.
Here we will have further information and instructions on the next steps --- how to help you lobby your local federal MPs and senators regarding protecting our freedom.
Nearly 8 out of 10 eligible Australians (79.5%) voted in the postal survey. Out of everyone who voted, a majority of 61.6% voted ‘Yes’, and 38.4% of participants voted ‘No’ to the law being changed to allow same-sex couples to marry.
You can find the full breakdown of results here: https://marriagesurvey.abs.gov.au/results/
500万人投票反对同性婚姻，“YES”阵营必须遵守诺言 'Yes' campaign must keep its promises after 5 million people voted 'No' in same-sex marriage ballot
和我一样，5百万澳洲人在同婚公投中因为同样的原因选了NO：因为我们担忧随之而来对言论，良知和宗教基本自由的影响 - 这些自由是我们渴望在我们的民主国家里根据人权法被受维护的。
Five million Australians is the number of people who voted "no" in the postal survey for the same reasons I did – because we are concerned about the impact on basic freedoms of speech, conscience and religion – freedoms that we expect to be upheld in our democratic country in accordance with human rights conventions.
What has surprised me following the postal survey results is the "yes" campaign's sudden turnaround to effectively ignore the need to protect basic freedoms that would otherwise be lost.
Australia's most populated state is also the most divided in the nation when it comes to the same-sex marriage postal survey results, with 42 per cent of respondents in NSW voting No.
Like every other state or territory in Australia, the majority of respondents for the survey in NSW returned a Yes vote.
What has people scratching their heads, at least in the first hours of processing the postal survey results, is why the state recorded a No vote of 42 per cent, the highest in the country.
Perhaps most striking is that of the 17 electorates in Australia to return a majority No vote, 12 are located in western Sydney.
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The transgender cause is pitched as the civil rights movement of the 21st century. It is no such thing. No legitimate civil rights movement would emasculate the rights of women or show scant regard for the welfare of children or disregard the wellbeing of the most vulnerable, people suffering confusion and underlying traumas.
Nor would it ignore the growing number of adults who regret undergoing gender-reassignment surgery. And there is nothing “civil” or “right” about a political movement that silences dissenters and punishes those who try to bring nuance to a complicated story about sex and gender.Read more
安全学校是毒草，校园之内难除根 - 前工党党魁，独立媒体人 - Mark Latham: Safe Schools the toxic weed we can’t stamp out of the schoolyard
Like a toxic weed that nobody can rid from their garden, the Safe Schools program keeps growing back into NSW classrooms.
When it was established in 2013, it was supposed to be about the prevention of playground bullying.
But its founder, the Victorian academic Roz Ward, admitted its true purpose was to foster gender and sexual diversity as part of a program of Marxist liberation.