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news.com.au 23 Nov, 2021 02:15 am

Religious freedom laws labelled an ‘overreach’ by critics

Religious freedom laws labelled an ‘overreach’ by critics
Critics of the government’s contentious plan to legislate religious freedoms say it is an overreach that could send Australia backwards.

A contentious law that Scott Morrison is hoping to pass by the end of the year has critics warning of major government overreach.” The religious freedom legislation was an election promise from Scott Morrison prior to the 2019 election.p Scott MorrisonEquality Australia chief executive Anna Brown said even though the bill was scaled back, “some of the worst parts of the bill remain”.

Anna Brown says the bill could take Australia backwards.And then if someone says something, and it’s protected (under the proposed religious freedom laws), then you can’t bring a discrimination complaint.

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