From mid-October, churches will be permitted to return to in-person worship on the prevision that they only host vaccinated-only services.
“Up till this point, there has been ‘crickets’ from the church but following the publication of the ED suddenly key evangelical conservatives were mobilised – no, not in support, but to undercut this initiative of other Christians.”
Any government that assumes the role of parent will inevitably treat their citizens like ignorant children.
“Religious discrimination is acceptable in Australia if authorised by Ministers and parliaments,” lawyers said.
“Yet every morning 30–40 people travel from across Greater Sydney to tightly congregate and listen to a daily sermon delivered from the pulpit of the 11am press conference. An activity banned for those of a religious faith but approved for the political class.”
Internationally renowned COVID-19 expert, Jayanta Bhattacharya, Professor of Medicine at Stanford University in California has provided an independent expert report in support of the action brought forward by the plaintiffs.
“Power has gone to the heads of our elected leaders and unelected bureaucrats, who are exercising powers yet do not feel the consequences themselves.”
“The value and worth of teachers has now been limited to whether they adhere to a forced medical procedure,” a teacher said.
“This shows how important it is that we continue to advocate on this. Australia must avoid becoming a two-tier society,” Pastor Littlefield said.
“After reading the Ezekiel Declaration I felt compelled to write and pledge our support to you, your faith community, and for your stance.”
The new powers will allow police to “disrupt data by modifying, adding, copying or deleting in order to frustrate the commission of serious offences online.”
The letter, dubbed The Ezekiel Declaration, was authored by three Queensland-based pastors who vowed to passionately resist any vaxx certificate system enforced on the church.
ACL is urging Australia to “stand against fear” and open up the country no later than once everyone who wants the jab is able to be vaccinated, and without coercion.
If you wouldn’t support businesses demanding that those with HIV not enter their stores, don’t support “no shot, no shop”.
If infectious diseases discrimination includes unfair treatment on the assumption that someone has or may acquire an infectious disease, are the NSW Government’s policies against the law?
The move has been slammed across social media, particularly by non-Australians, who have likened the facilities to concentration camps and gulags.
Hitchcock said he initially battled over whether to publish the post, but said after being a journalist for almost three decades, it would be hypocritical for him not to.
“I was the minister that established ‘No Jab, No Play,’ so my view on this is pretty clear,” Morrison said.
In an announcement issued by NSW Police on Wednesday, a spokesperson said police have issued a further 27 $500 Penalty Infringement Notices to attendees for failing to comply with the direction to wear or carry a mask. Bringing the total cost of fines issued to $49,000.
“Commissioner Fuller has made it very clear that that activity cannot go on,” Worboys said. “Police will go to those locations at those times and take the appropriate action.”