Cornerstone Church Pastor Campbell Markham and street preacher Mr David Gee have been reported to the Tasmanian Anti-Discrimination Commissioner due to their comments on same-sex marriage and atheists, highlighting an attitude of cultural victimhood that is gripping the State and the Country. It seems today when we hear something we do not like, we run to the Discrimination courts.
News broke this week that some members of the Liberal party are working hard to ensure the passing of legalisation for same-sex marriage in Australia. It is believed that members are working on a Private Members Bill which will be presented to Parliament through a conscience vote. This vote would then replace the government’s current plan to hold a national plebiscite.
Good news this week as Tasmanian Politicians voted against proposals to introduce Euthanasia 16 to 8, following a conscience vote in the State's Lower House.
The Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill was Tasmania's third attempt to introduce euthanasia in the last 10 years. The bill, which was co-sponsored by Labor MP Lara Giddings and Greens leader Cassy O'Connor proposed to allow the introduction of assisted suicide (aka euthanasia) in certain circumstances.
The new Doctors in Secondary Schools (DiSS) program being trialled in Victorian State schools fails to support appropriate parental engagement between medical professionals and underage children on important matters of mental and physical health.
This week it was revealed that an Australian company Baby Bee Hummingbirds, is taking embryos ‘leftover’ from Artificial Reproductive Technologies (ART) such as in-vitro fertilisation and turning them into “keepsake” jewellery for their parents. This action is an absolute travesty and shows contempt for the precious value of human life.
Good news this week as the Tasmanian State government announced that the government will be scrapping the controversial Safe Schools Program.
Tasmania’s Education and Training Minister Mr Jeremy Rockliff has confirmed that his government would not continue to fund the program — which has so far been adopted by 22 Tasmanian schools — once federal funding stops mid-year.
Last Sunday two deadly attacks rocked Egypt in two different cities, killing at least 45 Christians. Daesh (ISIS) claimed responsibility for the attacks in what has become an everyday occurrence for thousands of Christians worldwide.
Since December, the attacks by ISIS in Egypt have increased and Christians have been killed in their homes, businesses and places of worship. According to experts, the destabilisation of Egypt has become a new target for ISIS.