The American movement seeking to roll back discrimination law in the name of “religious freedom” has arrived in Australia fully-formed. It has all its rationales and defences ready to go.
To help LGBTI people and our allies better respond to this movement’s talking points, I have written the attached document. It addresses all the rationales for religious privilege you are likely to hear. Download it now and keep it by your side.
You never know when you’ll meet someone who says “it’s like a gay baker being forced to decorate a cake with an anti-gay slur” (it definitely isn’t), or “Christians are under siege and should have rights too” (they’re not and they already do).
If, like me, you’re concerned about the movement for religious privilege, please share…
The religious privilege movement already has the ear of the government and Prime Minister Look Who’s Talking (Not)
They are also being courted by the Australian Human Rights Commission, Who have promised to incorporate the recommendations of the Ruddock review into religious freedom, “as soon as they are published” (Ros Croucher, member of the panel and head of the AHTC) Human Rights Omission