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Unfortunately, the insecurity fantasists, be they Attorney-General, Senator George Brandis, or Prime Minister Tony Abbott, are in charge. According to Brandis, we live in a 'newly dangerous age'.
by Binoy Kampmark - 29/09/2014 - 34 comments
What would you think if police were to arrest a person who was peacefully standing on a public footpath in Australia while holding a sign quoting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?
by Graham Preston - 25/09/2014 - 43 comments
What we don't have is the practical ability to exercise that right to self-defence.
by David Leyonhjelm - 24/09/2014 - 30 comments
Who in the parliament will present a bill making it an offence to sing alternative verses to the National Anthem? Protocol is obviously not enough.
by Max Wallace - 23/09/2014 - 20 comments
Resistance to usurped or tyrannical authority is an essential component of the rule of law formally recognised as such since the Magna Carta.
by Barry York - 18/09/2014 - 7 comments
When we examine the elements of the Marriage Act it seems that none of them make any sense and in actual fact they probably never did.
by Michael Thompson - 16/09/2014 - 23 comments
Minorities mob the World Congress of Families with intolerance, and the land of the fair go looks on with seeming indifference.
by Babette Francis - 15/09/2014 - 37 comments
Those who hold 'traditional' values are unable to any longer look with certainty to the wider society for support; they will instead be labeled as 'anti' one-thing or another.
by Bernard Toutounji - 12/09/2014 - 20 comments
Forget principle and ask yourself why a political party that has at most one seat at risk from the dislike of the
by James Allan - 11/09/2014 - 15 comments
Limited legislative models are a Trojan horse for a broader application. Whether such limitations are honestly held objectives or simply 'a foot in the door' matters little.
by Paul Russell - 10/09/2014 - 9 comments
We will never stop the flow of asylum seekers, because we will never stop war, persecution, and strife.
by Kathryn Crosby - 9/09/2014 - 40 comments
This is extraordinarily cruel. The denial of the right to die at a time of our choosing can result in a lingering, painful death.
by David Leyonhjelm - 8/09/2014 - 66 comments

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