“We all support protection against discrimination on the ground of religion and of religious freedom as essential to any thriving democracy, but this must not be allowed at the expense of the rights and dignity of others,” the group said.
??Statement of Concern: AFDO & other Disability Representation Organisations have written to all Federal Members of Parliament opposing the Religious Discrimination Bill in its current form.
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The coalition said it had particular concernslargely lifted restrictions on businesses and small gatherings ove?around the bill’s provisions permitting ‘statements of belief’, which allow comments that offendThe worst is yet to come., humiliate or insult others as long as they genuinely express a person’s faith.
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