Israel Folau criticised for 'appalling' Australia bushfire remarks

Israel Folau criticised for 'appalling' Australia bushfire remarks
 

Rugby player Israel Folau has drawn anger for linking Australia's bushfire crisis to the nation's same-sex marriage and abortion laws.
Folau, who was sacked by Australia in May for making anti-gay remarks on social media, described the fires as a "little taste of God's judgement".
Six people have died since last month in blazes raging in eastern Australia.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison condemned Folau's remarks as "appallingly insensitive".
"He is a free citizen, he can say whatever he likes but that doesn't mean he can't have regard to the grievance [and] offence... read more

 
18 November 2019 in Sport, Views: 157
Source: BBC
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