Scott Morrison says gay teachers should not be fired under religious discrimination laws

Prime minister aims to dampen criticism that bill could enable discrimination at religious schoolsGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingScott Morrison has said gay teachers should not be fired from religious schools for their sexuality, adding to his longstanding but still unfulfilled commitment to protect gay students from expulsion.After introducing the religious discrimination bill on Thursday, the prime minister told reporters in Canberra that it had “always been [his] view” that gay students should not be expelled and gay teachers should not be sacked from religious schools. Continue reading...

Scott Morrison says gay teachers should not be fired under religious discrimination laws

Prime minister aims to dampen criticism that bill could enable discrimination at religious schools

Scott Morrison has said gay teachers should not be fired from religious schools for their sexuality, adding to his longstanding but still unfulfilled commitment to protect gay students from expulsion.

After introducing the religious discrimination bill on Thursday, the prime minister told reporters in Canberra that it had “always been [his] view” that gay students should not be expelled and gay teachers should not be sacked from religious schools.

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