How “religious freedom” became a right-wing assault on equality and the rule of law | Salon.com

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The minute Tony Abbott and Scott Morrison brought their Christian beliefs to their roles as Australia’s PM they began diminishing Australia’s Democracy.

Conservative Christianity was once able to discriminate against LGBTQ people, but now it isn’t. As more people realize the rights that are due them by virtue of being human, the sphere of religious imposition shrinks, and the crusade is seeking to reclaim that lost ground. Really, when you get down to it, this is about a dominant caste that is waning in cultural status and is desperately trying to cling to that privilege and supremacy.

Source: How “religious freedom” became a right-wing assault on equality and the rule of law | Salon.com

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