Australia Senate Squashes Attempts to Protect Religious Freedom During Same-Sex Marriage Vote

(Worthy News) – Australia’s left-leaning Labor Party defeated an attempt by senate conservatives to protect religious freedoms in the country’s new same-sex marriage bill.

Conservative Coalition senators presented five amendments that would shield religious institutions, charities, and public officials from being punished for supporting Biblical marriage. The protections would also allow these religious institutions to decline serving same-sex weddings.

However, The Guardian reports each of the amendments presented were voted down. [ Source: CBN News (Read More…) ]