MP Rambust Proposal to Remove Prayer from Parliamentary Minutes

Independent Senator Bob Cutter announced the bitter accusations of the Australian Senator after proposing to remove the Lord’s Prayer from Parliamentary proceedings.

It was after Senator Sue Lines, as an atheist, said he didn’t want to say the prayers that had been read before every day since 1901.

“If we are genuine about the diversity of Congress, we cannot continue to pray Christian prayers to open the day,” she said. Australian person newspaper.

“Personally, I want them to be gone, but again that’s not something I can command. That’s the Senate’s view,” she said, and removing prayer is the Senate’s procedural standing committee. He added that it would be an “agenda”.

Katter, a member of North Queensland, spoke to Congressional media while holding a Bible edition.

“For 5000 years, this book has been the center of religious belief, the notion that there is something bigger than me, but in contrast, persecutors are nothing bigger than themselves and their opinions. I believe, “he said.

“This ongoing persecution is still alive today. Let’s see what happened to Manly’s seven boys. They have not been persecuted for any reason other than having moral beliefs. It doesn’t matter if you agree with their beliefs. “

“And now we are told that we can’t pray in Congress today. We can show loyalty to a woman in England, but we can’t pray.”

Rugby league controversy

Katter has been in a recent controversy over the decision to evict from the match as seven rugby league players were supposed to wear a special “pride” jersey with rainbow stripes after approaching the team. Was mentioned.

Dehasler, coach of the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles, has been forced to apologize to seven players with a Pacific Islander background and the LGBT community.

“We accept your cultural beliefs and hope you can accept our apologies,” he told reporters on July 26.

“We would like to apologize to minority groups within the community who accept rainbow colors as a symbol of who they are, what they represent, and their ardent support.”

About 45% of Australia’s premier rugby league tournaments, the National Rugby League (NRL) is made up of Pacific Islander players, many of whom have religious Christian beliefs.

This situation contributed to the NRL being one of the few major sports leagues last year that did not implement vaccine obligations.

Daniel Y. Ten


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