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Paul Bongiorno: We don’t need a bill allowing churches to discriminate

Attorney-General Michaelia Cash has succeeded where her predecessor Christian Porter failed.

Today she will take her twice-revised religious discrimination bill to the government party room for approval.

  • Paul Bongiorno
  • The New Daily

Senator Cash is confident she has walked the fine line between guaranteeing the freedom of religious believers to discriminate in their beliefs against Australians who are not heterosexuals and the rights of these Australians.

The whole exercise is fraught because any idea that freedom of religion does not already exist in Australia is absurd, and all sides of politics in Canberra know it.

A sure-fire indication that this is the case is the…

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