Leading MPs from moderate liberals have said they will again vote to abolish the right of religious schools to discriminate against LGBTQ students as Prime Minister Scott Morrison defends his plan to pass the Religious Discrimination Act before legislating for student guarantees.
Liberal MPs Katie Allen, Bridget Archer, Trent Zimmerman and Dave Sharma doubled their stance after Morrison said there was no evidence that gay students were expelled from religious schools because of their sexuality, and said a re-elected coalition government will deal with it. issues “consistently”, giving priority to the religious bill.
“We’ve been having this conversation for about the last four years, and each time it’s been presented that apparently students are expelled every day, every week or every year,” Mr Morrison said yesterday. . “There is no evidence of this at all. There is no one. “
Allen said her position remained “unchanged”, adding that “I will always protect gay and trans students”.
Zimmerman added: “My position remains the same and I will act accordingly.”