Freedom

16 12, 2019

Israel Folau and the Fight for Freedom

By |2019-12-16T00:27:37+11:00December 16th, 2019|Australia, Authors, Fairness & Justice, Faith, Freedom, Identity Politics|1 Comment

Back in 2017 I flew down to Tasmania to interview the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Hobart, Julian Porteous. The Archbishop had been brought before the Anti-Discrimination Board simply for producing a booklet outlining the traditional Christian understanding of marriage. But the real reason I went ...read more

12 12, 2019

What Airport Security Teaches Us About The “Secular” Public Square

By |2019-12-06T14:43:53+11:00December 12th, 2019|Australia, Authors, Faith, Freedom, Identity Politics|0 Comments

You can’t board an aircraft without going through airport security. Everyone and everything that enters the plane is screened. Your luggage. Your backpack. Even you. Nothing gets through without security’s permission. They’re the gatekeepers. Now airport security is a powerful metaphor for understanding how our ...read more

10 12, 2019

Activism and emotion pale beside science and reason

By |2019-12-23T15:19:52+11:00December 10th, 2019|Freedom, Identity Politics, Safety & Security, World|1 Comment

By Greg Sheridan, The Australian. Editor's Note: Greg Sheridan describes the increasing violence and anarchy afflicting Western societies, without regard to democratic, reasoned decision-making or the good of the nation. How can we move forward in the face of dangerous hysterical activism? Support quality journalism and ...read more

6 12, 2019

Israel Folau versus Rugby Australia—Who Won?

By |2019-12-06T10:34:26+11:00December 6th, 2019|Australia, Authors, Fairness & Justice, Faith, Freedom, Identity Politics|4 Comments

Eight months after Rugby Australia sacked star fullback Israel Folau for expressing his faith on Instagram, the two parties have settled out of court for an undisclosed sum. Many Australians—and people the world over—have watched this story with interest, because of its implications for religious ...read more

4 12, 2019

On “Conversion” Therapy and Rainbow Big Brother

By |2019-11-29T21:53:51+11:00December 4th, 2019|Australia, Authors, Freedom, Identity Politics, Leadership, Sexual Integrity|1 Comment

More coercive utopian governments pushing radical agendas and crushing our freedoms: I did a radio interview on Friday morning on how the dictatorial Dan Andrews’ government in Victoria is seeking to outlaw “conversion therapy,” and I said that the other Australian states would quickly follow ...read more

3 12, 2019

Should a Secular Court Decide if Izzy Folau is a Christian?

By |2019-12-02T11:49:17+11:00December 3rd, 2019|Australia, Authors, Fairness & Justice, Faith, Freedom, Identity Politics|0 Comments

Should a secular court have the power to decide if Izzy Folau is Christian? That’s what may happen if the Federal government’s proposed Religious Discrimination Bill – to have been tabled in Parliament last week – becomes law [UPDATE: it will be delayed until 2020]. ...read more

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