What would a religious freedom act mean for Australia?

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The right to religious freedom in Australia is once again under scrutiny as the Morrison government looks to make amendments to the Marriage Act.

This would include the right for religious organisations, such as Catholic schools, to not make their halls available for same-sex marriage ceremonies, nor provide services for same-sex weddings, as outlined in the Phillip Ruddock-led review last year

While the legislation is only in its proposal phase, the amendments raise the question about the implications a religious freedom act would have for Australia.

 

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