Tuesday, 27 March 2012 15:46
Lots of news...
1. Queensland election landslide
Or was that an avalanche?
The Liberal National Party is in power.
At present they have 73 confirmed seats and could have up to 80 seats. If Labor won all the undecided seats they would still only have 10 seats.
KAP has 2 seats and 2 have been held by Independents. See source article.
Current results - see the Electoral Commission Queensland website for the latest poll results.
Click here for ECQ results webpage.
2. Prostitutes for the disabled - at taxpayers' expense
That's what would happen if SA MLC Member Kelly Vincent MLC of the Dignity for Disability Party has her way.
Of course, the proposal comes in the midst of a campaign by Labor MP Steph Key to have prostitution decriminalised...
Read more - click here to read the article in The Advertiser.
3. UK: Coalition for Marriage petition
More than 310,000 people in the UK have signed a petition calling for marriage to be retained as being between a man and a woman.
Read more - click here.
4. Andrew Bolt writes about the 'truth' of the Bible
Recently Andrew Bolt wrote an article questioning some aspects of the truthfulness of the Bible - in particular, the account of the time of Jesus' birth and the creation of Adam and Eve in Gen 1 and 2. He argued that there are contradictions in the Bible.
Many people responded to his article online saying that these have been dealt with by Biblical scholars and that there are no contradictions.
Read his article - Which Genesis story should Christians believe?
Creation Ministries has responded to his article, pointing out that there are no contradictions in these accounts.
Read their response: click here.