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Australian Christian Lobby launches book-banning competition

The Australian Christian Lobby has urged followers to visit libraries and send photos of “harmful” children’s books to ban for their chance to receive a prize. The right-wing religious lobby group’s political director Wendy Francis (pictured above) made the appeal in a recent video message. “Your mission, if you choose to accept it is to …

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Dissension as Wendy Francis supplants Martyn Iles at ACL

Gee, golly gosh! That was quick. Martyn Iles announces his sacking as Managing Director of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) and in a blink of an eye, Queensland’s Wendy Francis pops up in his place. QNews told readers after Iles announced his dismissal, “Watch Wendy Francis.” And now, as predicted, Wendy pops up on our …

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Happy Gay Christmas: ACL fires Martyn Iles

HAPPY GAY CHRISTMAS! Right in time for WorldPride 2023, the anti-LGBTQIA+ Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) fires Managing Director Martyn Iles. The ACL’s termination of Iles exposes infighting in the organisation keen observers have noticed for years. Say it loud, say it proud, HAPPY GAY CHRISTMAS! Iles announced his firing in a Facebook post. “I hasten …

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Bearing false witness. Factchecking Australian Christian Lobby

AAP FactCheck reported Friday that the Australian Christian Lobby’s claim that the Tasmanian Government “plan to criminalise parents who question their children’s wish to change gender” is false. We gather this Sunday, Brothers and Sisters, to talk about telling porkies. About deceit, untruths, and various like things the Holy Bible pronounces the Lord finds abominable. …

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“Not a nose piercing’ Opposition to Tassie conversion ban

The Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) is urging the Tasmanian govt to reconsider a conversion ban. “We are not talking about a nose piercing.” Tasmanian Premier Jeremy Rockliff recently stated his government will follow Queensland, the ACT, and Victoria in outlawing conversion ‘therapy’. However, a petition promoted by the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) urges the government …

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Australian Christian Lobby targets MPs over discrimination bill

The Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) has distributed flyers targeting MPs who crossed the floor to amend the religious discrimination bill. Complaints to the Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission (ACNC) allege the ACL has infringed rules regarding political campaigning by registered charities. The ACL flyers target NSW Liberals Trent Zimmerman, Dave Sharma, and Fiona Martin as …

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Victorian Liberals under fire for election promise to Australian Christian Lobby

The Victorian Liberal Opposition quietly promised the Australian Christian Lobby and others it would amend the state’s ban on LGBT “conversion therapy” if it won the next state election. Then-opposition leader Michael O’Brien (pictured above left) committed to change parts of the laws if he won the November 2022 election, The Age reported. Two weeks …

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Perth Theatre Trust backtracks on ACL ‘The Truth of It’ ban

Perth Theatre Trust (PTT) announced today it would allow the Australian Christian Lobby to hire state-owned facilities despite an earlier refusal to hire either the Albany Entertainment Centre or the Perth Concert Hall to the organisation. ACL attempted to book the venues for The Truth of It LIVE show featuring managing director Martyn Iles. However, PTT …

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Australian Christian Lobby furious after venues reject their bookings

The Australian Christian Lobby has threatened to sue after they were barred from holding a Western Australian event at a publicly-owned Albany venue. The Perth Theatre Trust, a government agency, operates several publicly-owned theatre venues across the state. Last month, the Trust reportedly barred the ACL from hiring the Albany Entertainment Centre or the Perth …

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ACL: And where he goes we’ll folau, we’ll folau, we’ll folau…

Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) disciples watched in awe on Saturday as Southport Tigers King Israel Folau made his debut. However, the park footy Messiah failed to inspire converts, scoring just one try. Israel Folau debuted for the Tigers with a purr rather than a roar. “I was just happy to blow the cobwebs out,” said …

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