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Children in cross hairs of rainbow activists
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Rainbow politics now reaching into every area of life

This week’s E-news is again focussed on the intense political battle going on in our nation for the rights of children which are now being contested by rainbow politics.

If you’ve been following the news you will have also seen there is confusion in the government over the timing of the people’s vote on marriage.

The controversial “Safe Schools” program, which teaches kids their gender can be what they want it to be, is being reviewed by the federal government.

In Victoria, premier Daniel Andrews is wanting to force this program on all high schools.

And if all this was not enough, news broke on the weekend of a gender and sex education program for toddlers in childcare centres to be rolled out nationally next month.

Children have a right, wherever possible, to their mother and father - something same-sex marriage makes impossible.

Children also have a right to a childhood without sexualised programs now mooted to start in childcare.

Meanwhile, Archbishop Julian Porteous remains before the Tasmanian Anti-Discrimination Commission. His crime? Distributing a booklet outlining basic Christian teaching on marriage.

All of this is very serious and is the reason why we must all work to preserve marriage in the up-coming people’s vote.

The same-sex marriage political agenda is reaching into every area of life. Sitting out of the political contest for ideas is not an option.

Finally, thankyou to everyone who prayed for my appearance on ABC1’s Q&A program last week. If felt encouraged and uplifted by your prayers. If you missed the program, you can view it online here

God bless,

Lyle Shelton
Managing Director

 

Fearless – Eric Metaxas East Coast tour

Faith still has a role to play in public life. In these uncertain times we can draw hope and courage from the fearless conviction of Christian heroes who have been motivated by faith in God to shape their societies for good.

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Care for vulnerable says ACL QLD director Wendy Francis at Brisbane’s March for Life

Australian Christian Lobby QLD Director Wendy Francis gave a heartfelt address at the Brisbane March for Life, held on Saturday March 5, 2016. The annual event is organised by Cherish Life Queensland.

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Action: Sign QLD ACL Safe Schools E-Petition

The Australian Christian Lobby is encouraging QLD supporters to sign the ACL-sponsored petition against the so-called Safe Schools program..

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Education Ministers urged to cancel transgender and sex lessons for toddlers

News that toddlers are to be inducted into transgender cross-dressing and other sexual concepts at childcare centres around the nation should sound alarm bells for parents, the Australian Christian Lobby has warned.

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“Surely there must be a way to have a civilised debate”-Rob Ward

This week on the Political Spot, ACL Managing Director Lyle Shelton’s speaks to Rob Ward, formerly of Access Ministries Victoria, who was present in the audience of Q&A recently and asked a question about freedom of speech in the upcoming plebiscite debate, Lyle catches up with him to find out more.

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School communities should not be forced to run “Safe Schools”

ACL Victorian Director Dan Flynn said the Andrews Government was wrong to force the age-inappropriate, sexualised, so-called Safe Schools program on school communities and parents when opposition against it was growing.

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Time running out to register for ACL public viewing of KaChing! Pokie Nation in Tasmanian Parliament

To Register for the March 16, 2016 event click here.ACL Tasmanian Director Mark Brown wrote an open letter to the Tasmanian Treasurer Peter Gutwein calling for Gambling reform that was published in the Mercury.

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Time to stop white-anting the people’s vote on marriage

It is time to stop undermining the peoples’ vote on marriage and accept that this is the fairest way to resolve what has been a long-running, activist-driven public policy debate, according to the Australian Christian Lobby.

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