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This election is so important, but unfortunately we don't have the financial backing that many of the religious right-wing parties do. But we do have wonderful supporters like you.We can only continue to stand up for your freedom with your help.
Remember, donations by individuals to political parties of between $2 and $1,500 in a financial year, are tax deductible.
- $50 will print how to vote cards for a polling booth.
- $100 will pay for petrol and sausages for a regional volunteer recruitment sausage sizzle
- $150 will pay for enough t-shirts to spread the yellow love in one electorate on election day
- $500 could get us on the television!
- $1,000 will help pay for a billboard
Every dollar helps. Even if you can only spare $5 we can make $5 go a long way!
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Book Review: Quarterly Essay’s Correspondence
David Marr’s profile of Archbishop George Pell (and the sex abuse scandal that continues to envelope the Catholic Church) in the previous edition of Quarterly Essay, was an eye opener for all civil libertarians and secularists. The correspondence section of the latest issue of the journal is equally absorbing and makes fascinating reading. Contributions from commentators like broadcaster Geraldine Doogue; Michael Cooney, a senior advisor to past Labor Prime Ministers; Barney Zwartz, the religion editor of the Age and Sex Party co-founder, Robbie Swan, present a wide range of views which author, David Marr says have continued to help him understand the complex person that George Pell is. Marr’s story continues to grow and he suggests that he is not about to let up and there is a second story in the pipeline.In many ways, the story of how Australia’s religious organisations allowed this appalling rape of generations of young Australians to happen, is conceivably one of the major episodes of modern history in Australia. Sex Party members will be particularly interested in the timing and behind the scenes actions that the Eros Association had in bringing the story of priestly abuse out into the open.
Statement regarding the New South Wales Bill: Crimes Amendment (Zoe’s Law) Bill 2013
This Bill arose after an awful tragedy on NSW roads, where an intoxicated driver hit a car, resulting in the miscarriage of Brodie Donegan's 32 week-old foetus. Brodie had wanted to call her child, “Zoe”, hence the title of this Bill. The intoxicated driver was charged with grievous bodily harm under the Crimes Act, but was not charged with a separate offence for the death of Zoe. This issue is understandably emotive, given the circumstances surrounding the legislation. It is of the utmost importance to carefully look at the potential consequences of legislation, especially if it is being pushed through parliament with a highly emotional narrative.
Sex Party News
- Statement regarding the New South Wales Bill: Crimes Amendment (Zoe’s Law) Bill 2013
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