Push to exempt religious beliefs from employment contracts after Israel's Folau was fired because he said gays will go to hell
- Advocate General Christian Porter must establish a law on religious discrimination
- But liberal senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells wants a Religious Freedom Act
- MP MP Mr Joyce has jumped on the cart and supports her
- It comes after Wallabie's star. Israel Folau was fired over a religious post
Barnaby Joyce is one of the conservative MPs who want a new religious freedom law to stop employers from firing someone for promoting their faith.
Attorney General Christian Porter will bring a religious discrimination law to parliament in July as part of an election pledge.
But liberal senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells wants a stricter religious freedom law – and MPs Mr Joyce has jumped on the cart.
Barnaby Joyce (pictured with his girlfriend Vikki Campion) is one of the conservative members of parliament who want a new religious freedom law to stop employers from plundering someone for their beliefs
After Wallabie's star, Israel Folau (pictured with his wife) was fired on a religious Instagram post, Mr. Joyce wants a specific law to stop employers from punishing someone for religious beliefs
After the Wallabies star, Israel Folau was fired at a religious post on Instagram, Mr. Joyce wants a specific law to stop employers from punishing someone for religious beliefs.
& # 39; You cannot include people's beliefs in a contract, & # 39; he said to the Sydney Morning Herald.
& # 39; Your own opinion about who God is, where God is, or whether there is a God, must remain your own personal opinion and not be part of a contractual obligation. & # 39;
Folau, 30, was in hot water after an Instagram post in April that said homosexuals are sinners and go to hell.
He did not have a clause in his religion contract – but was deemed to have violated Rugby Australia's Code of Conduct by everyone not equal, fair and dignified & # 39; to treat.
Speaking of the dismissal, Joyce said: “People were a little shocked that someone could lose his job because of what he believed. This made everyone feel a bit uncomfortable and uncomfortable. & # 39;
Folau was found guilty of violating the high-level code of conduct after posting this photo on social media, claiming that homosexuals would go to hell, among other things
After Folau was fired, Rugby Australia's chief Raelene Castle said the code accepted that termination was inevitable, but it was still a & # 39; painful situation & # 39 ;.
& # 39; Rugby Australia did not choose to be in this situation, but the position of Rugby Australia remains that through its actions Israel has left us no choice but to pursue this course of action, & # 39; Miss Castle said in a statement.
& # 39; I communicated directly with the players to make it clear that Rugby Australia fully supports their right to their own beliefs and that nothing has happened that has changed that.
& # 39; But when we talk about inclusiveness in our game, we also talk about respecting differences. & # 39;
After Folau was fired, Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle (photo) said the code accepted that termination was inevitable, but it was still a & # 39; painful situation & # 39;
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