CultureWatch

Bill Muehlenberg's commentary on issues of the day...

On Religious Freedom Legislation

Sep 4, 2019

Some thoughts on the religious freedom debate.

As most of you would know by now, a draft bill on religious freedom has been released by the federal government. Last week Attorney-General Christian Porter released the draft bill, and already plenty

Continue reading...

Victoria: The Nutjob State

Aug 28, 2019

So now you can legally change your sex at least once every year in Victoria.

When you are driving around the country on lengthy trips, you will sometimes alleviate the boredom by looking at license plates. On them you will

Continue reading...

A Big Win Against the Rainbow Behemoth

Jul 4, 2019

Every once in a while we have a win for free speech and for religious liberty. Not often mind you, but occasionally. And one of the biggest threats to our freedoms come from the rainbow tyrants. They are seeking to

Continue reading...

The Haters and Bigots Are Still After Folau

Jun 23, 2019

Having already written 14 full or partial articles in the past 14 months about Christian Rugby star Israel Folau, I really did not think I would be writing any more. But as anti-Christian bigotry and Folau-bashing keeps ramping up, it

Continue reading...

Moral Madness in the Mad City

May 29, 2019

I can fully understand any couples today who are seriously questioning whether they should have children. Not for some of the poorer reasons (the world is overpopulated; we just want to live for ourselves and not be encumbered with the

Continue reading...

Milano and Misopedia

May 14, 2019

Who and what? I refer of course to Hollywood lefty Alyssa Milano, and the compound word derived from the Greek: ‘miso’ means hate, and ‘pedo’ refers to children. Milano and so much of the secular left really do seem to

Continue reading...

Stay Away From Canada

May 10, 2019

I write this piece while just several hundred miles from the Canadian border. That is because I am enjoying a short visit to Wisconsin at the moment. While it is great to be back, it is frightening to think just

Continue reading...

On the Ominous US “Equality Act”

Apr 1, 2019

Often the most diabolical things are dressed up with the most pleasant-sounding words and packaging. Consider new “equality” legislation currently being pushed in the US Congress. Ah, equality – who doesn’t love and value equality? Isn’t that as American as

Continue reading...

Inclusive Culture or Kiwi Caliphate?

Mar 25, 2019

Having already penned six articles on the horrific Christchurch shooting and its aftermath, it still seems that even more can be said about all this. In my previous pieces I documented the very rapid and very alarming reactions and responses

Continue reading...

On Burqa Bans

Feb 11, 2019

Should Western societies ban the burqa? A number already have (such as Denmark, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, and France), and a number of others continue to debate this issue. There are legitimate concerns about the burqa, so such debates are

Continue reading...

Yes Virginia, There Is A Pro-Death Scrooge

Feb 1, 2019

Hot on the heels of New York’s diabolical new abortion law, we now have the American state of Virginia proposing more blood-thirsty legislation, allowing the murder of a baby right up to the very moment of birth. The radical late-term

Continue reading...

Male, Female Electrical Plugs Banned

Jan 23, 2019

In an effort to end appalling sexism, bigotry and inequality, two peak global electrical bodies have announced that they are putting an end to discriminatory male and female electrical connections. This courageous and long overdue move has just been announced

Continue reading...