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← Australia's blurred separation between church and state

memeweaver's Avatar Jump to comment 28 by memeweaver

[Comment 26] We want atheists and firm secularists in positions of power. If they're in the minority they may not be able to have much of an effect when it comes to a vote, but one less theism advocate is a good thing. The atheists/secularists can operate within the limits of what the majority is willing to tolerate to reduce religious influence, or they can stick their necks out and have their heads chopped off.

We know Gillard is an atheist and is therefore likely to resent this policy. The members of parliament who are the real supporters of this nonsense deserve our ire to a much greater extent.

Can you point to any statements or policy decisions by Gillard that actually reflect her atheist/secular position? She seems to have gone out of her way to provide succour for religious special interests in most cases.

Tue, 01 May 2012 14:30:26 UTC | #938681