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Labor all clear on Scientology

Title: Labor all clear on Scientology
Date: Friday, 25 August 1972
Publisher: The Age (Australia)
Main source: suburbia.net

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CANBERRA. — A Labor Government would recognise Scientology, the Church of the New Faith, the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Murphy) said yesterday. The church for instance would have powers to conduct marriage ceremonies under Commonwealth law, Senator Murphy said. "Under the constitution, all religions are entitled to equal treatment," he said. "Whether churches are big or small, orthodox or unorthodox, they are intitled to equal treatment." The South Australian Government will legislate during the present session of ... [Read the rest at suburbia.net]