28 Nov '21 09:58:002
SUBJECT: AUSTRALIA, RELIGIOUS FREEDOM LEGISLATION
The Religious Discrimination Bill 2019 is really a belated political pushback against the LGBT rights activists who appear to control the country's taxpayer-funded anti-discrimination boards and human rights commissions.
This is because persecution of bible-believing Christian social-media commentators, and even ordinary people who disagree strongly with LGBT attacks on traditional marriage - has become a growth industry in Australia over the past 15 years.
This attempt to silence some Australians from expressing their religious beliefs in relation to homosexual behaviour has cost taxpayer's tens of millions of dollars. Tribunal decisions must be made on hundreds of trivial homosexual-vilification complaints, dug up from cyberspace by LGBT activists.
An LGBT-rights de-facto police force, backed up with real legislative power, was enabled in 2005 by means of the pioneering homosexual-vilification test-case, referred to as Collier v Sunol  NSWADT 261.
This test-case opened the floodgates for the NSW Anti Discrimination Board to employ an LGBT activist to trawl through internet discussion forums and blog sites, and furnish them with hundreds of homosexual-vilification complaints.
This 2005 case-law re-defined the meaning of "public act" in section 49ZT of the NSW Anti Discrimination Act, so that, for the first time, it applied to random social media posts that could be claimed to offend LGBT persons or groups.
At the time it was touch-and-go whether the Anti Discrimination Board could achieve this unprecedented and radical case-law.
What they did was to use an LGBT activist by the name of Henry Collier - a leader of the Sydney Mardis Gras gay-pride committee and an accounting lecturer at Wollongong University - to target a very vulnerable Pentecostalist evangelical Christian man, by the name of John Christopher Sunol.
This man was an ideal respondent, or, in Lenin's words "a useful idiot". He was the ideal candidate to be used to fabricate case-law. That was because he had the remnants of acquired brain injury.
In court he became befuddled due to memory problems. It was a no-contest between him and the highly skilled LGBT barristers & solicitors working for the other side, pro bono.
The applicant Mr Collier was joined by an outfit of malevolent trolls call ZGEEK who provoked Mr Sunol and then published his angry replies on his own blog. Thus they manipulated Mr Sunol for the purpose of entrapment. Two of the ZGEEK trolls were used by Mr Collier as witnesses.
Another 2 of the ZGEEK members who were involved with that first Collier v Sunol case in 2005, Mr Tim Kerslake and Mr Rod Swift, 21 years later in 2020 started further vexatious litigation against Mr Sunol in the Australian Capital Territory Civil & Administrative Tribunal. This case is named Kerslake v Sunol.
The upshot of this story is that the millions of dollars of taxpayer's money spent on repetitive and vexatious social-media homosexual vilification complaints since 2005 has grown from a very fragile foundation.
That foundation, if it is exposed for what it was - a "set up" - then it will render problematic all subsequent tribunal decisions that rest on the tribunal's citing the case Collier v Sunol in their decisions.
THE CURRENT STATE-OF-PLAY
The partisan political ramifications arising from this issue are discussed in an opinion piece by Paul Kelly, published in the WEEKEND AUSTRALIAN, November 27-28, 2021, as follows:-
MORRISON APPEALS TO A HIGHER ORDER
In protecting religious freedoms, the PM must also restore Coalition unity
"Scott Morrison has tied his authority, standing and convictions as Prime Minister to the religious discrimination bill - a measure that, while belated, is fundamental to Morrison's personal vision of a nation that protects faith-based and multicultural communities".
"By personally introducing the bill, Morrison has elevated the stakes. He needs this measure passed into law before the 2022 election to honour his 2019 pledge - and if this bill fails, then Morrison will hang this defeat around Labor's neck in every religious-based marginal seat in the country."
Read full opinion-piece here:
(PDF, 7 pages, 3 megabytes)
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