The Queanbeyan Age

Rising religious vilification draws move to toughen law

By Maureen Dettre and Luke Costin
Updated June 28 2023 - 1:16pm, first published 1:11pm
The NSW government plans to introduce laws banning vilification on the grounds of religious belief. (Tracey Nearmy/AAP PHOTOS)
The NSW government plans to introduce laws banning vilification on the grounds of religious belief. (Tracey Nearmy/AAP PHOTOS)

Inciting hatred and contempt or ridiculing someone because of their religious beliefs is set to become a crime in NSW.

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