By Geoff Chambers, The Australian

Australians expressing reasonable and genuinely held faith-based views that might offend others will be shielded from prosecution by state-based anti-discrimination tribunals, under a reworked ­religious freedoms bill to be ­introduced to federal parliament next week.

Scott Morrison’s religious discrimination bill – a 2019 election pledge – is headlined by a statement of belief sub-clause that overrides state aged, sex and disability discrimination laws.

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