Episode 108 – 9 August 2017
In episode 108 at 1:32 we look at the marriage equality postal vote and the plebiscite fiasco and we ask who is Andrew Broad and what are the Christian Values Awards?
The Queensland Labour conference votes to support the introduction of voluntary euthanasia legislation
34:50 The religious lobby will complain that the proposed legislation infringes on freedom of religion for clerks working in marriage registries and also wedding cake providers.
45:48 A mother of 13 challenges the validity of the abortion clinic exclusion zone in Melbourne and the Liberal National Party in Queensland momentarily puts down its banjos in order to pass a resolution making abortion more difficult while dressing it up as pastoral care.
53:25 Bronwyn Bishop has a theory about scripture classes.
56:05 We demonstrate how quotas and affirmative action can have unintended consequences.
The answer – The Christian Values Awards
With Victorian state parliament set to decide whether terminally ill people should have the right to a physician-assisted death, a formidable coalition of opponents is fighting the legislation, The Age reports.