Aussie Worker Fired for Using Profile Filter Opposing Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ on Personal Facebook Page

(Christian Institute) An 18-year-old Christian has lost her job after publicly sharing her opposition to same-sex marriage in Australia on Facebook.

Madeline, who was working as a contractor for Capital Kids’ Parties in Canberra, changed her Facebook profile picture to say “It’s OK to vote no,” in reference to the ongoing postal vote on legalising same-sex marriage.

Her employer, Madlin Sims, said this was “homophobic” and could not be tolerated.

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  • Cady555

    “I’m not a homophobe. I just believe gay people should be denied the legal protections that are available to me.”

    “I’m not a homophobe. I just think I have the right to interfere with the relationship choices of people who are not interfering with my relationship choices.”

    “I’m not a homophobe. I just want to live in my ideal world – a world where gay people die lonely and alone, never having a committed relationship with a person they find attractive.”

    Minding one’s own business, and letting others make their own decisions for their own lives is not the moral equivalent of blocking the personal decisions of other people.

    If a person believes that some people should be denied the freedoms that they themselves value, an employer may well decide the person is not qualified to provide services to a wide group of people.

  • MasterSiptah

    But then it would be A-OK for a Muslim or BLM to vote however way they wish. Satan knows the time is really short now and is working hard and fast to turn the world from God.

    • Cady555

      Black Lives Matter wants everybody to be treated fairly and justly. In order for all lives to matter, black lives need to matter. This is in line with biblical commands for love and justice.

      Those opposed to BLM do not want to address or fix the injustice faced by blacks right now in America.

      These two views are not morally equal.

      • Amos Moses – He>i

        “Those opposed to BLM do not want to address or fix the injustice faced by blacks right now in America.”

        and they do this by destroying their own neighborhood and their neighbors property …. perfectly “logical” …………

      • Jerome Horwitz

        Thou shalt not bear false witness.

        We have videos of BLM hurting people, destroying property, and engaging in such chants as, “Pigs in a blanket! Fry ’em like bacon!” and “What do we want?” “Dead cops!” “When do we want ’em?” “NOW!”

        • Cady555

          The fringe elements of BLM do not represent the whole, just as the alt-right, Westboro Baptist and other fringe elements of christianity do not represent the whole.

          But setting that aside, I gather that you think that those protecting systemic racial injustice should do so quietly. Their behavior should be calm and quiet and they should use no offensive language. In which case, I trust you fully support Kaepernik’s calm and silent protest. And the calm and quiet protests of all who have joined him.

          • Jerome Horwitz

            I cannot tell if you are being sincere in your stupidity or simply trolling.

          • ThroatwobblerMangrove

            ALWAYS with the name calling with you.

            Cady555 is right. You have a notoriously poor habit of looking at the fringe element of the groups you attack and try to make it look like they are the norm. I can only imagine the apoplectic rage you fly into when Christians get compared to the Westboro Baptist Church. And yet you do the same thing.

            You’ve previously made statements like “Homosexuals are sex offenders”. The level of dishonesty in a statement
            like that is unbelievable. A handful of homosexuals might
            statistically be offenders, yeah. Just like Christians, and in probably the same proportion. But you let a statement like that just sit there and STINK, knowing full well that you’re making it look like ALL homosexuals are sex offenders. Or “pathological liars”, another statement you’ve made directly on this forum. Or that they all throw their junk in people’s faces at the pride parades you suggest they ALL go to.

            These aren’t clubs with rules. People are as varied in their behaviors as they are in their skin colors.

            But somehow, when anyone confronts you with this, you either insult them, block them, or both.

            So WHY must you measure the groups you dislike only by their worst fringe elements?

          • ThroatwobblerMangrove

            Cady555 is right. You have a notoriously poor habit of looking at the fringe element of the groups you attack and try to make it look like they are the norm. I can only imagine the apoplectic rage you fly into when Christians get compared to the Westboro Baptist Church. And yet you do the same thing.

            You’ve previously made statements like “Homosexuals are sex offenders”. The level of dishonesty in a statement like that is unbelievable. A handful of homosexuals might statistically be offenders, yeah. Just like Christians, and in probably the same proportion. But you let a statement like that just sit there and STINK, knowing full well that you’re making it look like ALL homosexuals are sex offenders. Or “pathological liars”, another statement you’ve made directly on this forum. Or that they all throw their junk in people’s faces at the pride parades you suggest they ALL go to.

            These aren’t clubs with rules. People are as varied in their behaviors as they are in their skin colors.

            But somehow, when anyone confronts you with this, you either insult them, block them, or both.

            WHY must you measure the groups you dislike only by their worst fringe elements?

      • MasterSiptah

        There is injustice here in the United States but it is against white people being forced to live with savages who do not know how to behave themselves in a civilized world. There is a safe place for all blacks, it is the continent of Africa.

        • Cady555

          And christian news . net has not deleted MasterSiptah’s racist post. That says everything.

          • MasterSiptah

            Oh yes, I almost forgot. I thought I lived in the United States of America where we have the right of free speech. I see now that it only applies to terrorists, anti- law, anti-white and treasonous groups. My bad for pointing out the obvious truth without the use of foul language. Again, yes there is injustice in this country but the crime is against white people who must live with savages who “REFUSE” to behave in a civilized manner.

          • Quince

            Free speech means the government cannot shut you up. A private website can moderate comments however they like.

      • Tonya Elise

        Send ALL RACIST “BLACK LIBERAL Militia” (BLM)., Neo-Vaginas (nazis) ,
        KLUK<KLUK<KLUK and the Black (cats with Disease ) Panthers,And any
        other Racist groups living in the USA today. to got fight ISIS for
        10+ years to get their American Citizenship back. is they refuse .
        Execution but firing Squad style on National New.Start with All the
        racist in our Prisons & Jails
        ( city,country,state and Federal) let the people of the USA see and
        let it be known No racist Terrorism Allowed in the USA. . The way you
        combat Hate is with love.
        This war was NOT about Slavery !!!
        FIRST 2 yrs of the war The North had SLAVES…
        September 22, 1862
        President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary
        Emancipation Proclamation, declaring all slaves
        in rebel states should be free as of Jan. 1, 1863.

  • Cady555

    There is a difference between beliefs and actions.

    I believe lots of things. I have opinions about a lot of things.
    – I have an opinion on the safety of motorcycles.
    – I have an opinion about wearing headscarfs for modesty, which is pretty much identical to my opinion of wearing 5 inch stilettos for beauty. (These are two sides of the same coin and both look uncomfortable.)
    – I have opinions about horror novels, the survivor series of reality tv, telling children that they might go to hell, avocados, and driving super sized SUVs on suburban streets. (I really hate avocados.)

    And I have no intention of working to get laws passed that interfere with someone else’s freedom to partake in any these activities. Because despite my opinions, it’s none of my business what other people choose to do.

    Compare these two statements:

    A. I believe that nobody is born gay and that gay relationships are wrong. However, it is clear gay people and gay relationships exist. It does not concern me if the government legally recognizes their relationships. Jesus said “rejoice with those who rejoice” so I wish them happiness even though I disagree.

    Versus

    B. I believe that nobody is born gay and that gay relationships are wrong. I don’t care if gay people and gay relationships seem to exist. I do not want the government to legally recognize their relationships. This issue does not impact me, but I still choose to interfere.

    Do you see the difference? The problem is not her opinion. The problem is that she believes her opinion gives her the right to interfere in someone else’s life.

    • Amos Moses – He>i

      yeah … she should be fired for her opinion …… and the two statements are irrelevant …. homosexuality is WRONG …. so what if a person holds that opinion and speaks it or writes it ……..

    • Lydia Church

      Uh, no, they interfered with HER.
      The fact is that Christians know (believe) that homosexuality is a sin, and we must act on those beliefs. We know that nobody is born gay and we know that laws should not condone sin. Others have the ‘right’ to support these laws, just like we have the same right to oppose them. Each is acting according to their beliefs.
      Yes, her opinion does give her the right, but not only that, she was regulating something about her own facebook page, and advocating her beliefs on it, which did include a call to action, and they interfered with her life.
      So, do you see?
      That is the difference.
      Christians not only believe, but we are called to act out our beliefs in order to be a true disciple of Jesus. Jesus did not ‘rejoice’ with sinners who ‘got their way.’ He calls us out of such sins (judgment of Sodom and Gomorrah mentioned by Jesus, sodomy… etc.).
      So we will act upon our beliefs and leave them at no one else’s door step.
      If we did that, then we would be hypocrites, a thing which Jesus hates.
      We would rather be persecuted, as this lovely devout Christian has been persecuted for her faith.
      Holiness does not rejoice with sin.
      Holiness opposes sin at all turns and costs.
      She did the right thing, they did the wrong thing.
      No matter what you have to say in reply, (which I won’t be looking at) one day you will see this for yourself. I hope you have repented by then.

      • Cady555

        Whooosh

        No matter what you have to say in reply, (which I won’t be looking at)

        followed by

        one day you will see this for yourself. I hope you have repented by then.

        I see clearly. You care nothing for the rights of anyone but christians. And yet you think christians have the right to interfere with the lives of people who are doing them no harm.

        But I’m confident you wouldn’t appreciate atheists interfering with your life by fighting for a law that children under 16 cannot be indoctrinated into religion. (I think religion is harmful, but I would NOT vote for such a law because I respect your freedoms even though you have no respect for the freedoms of others.)

        Bottom line – I don’t want to be like you.

    • Jerome Horwitz

      The difference is Jesus never said sin should be tolerated. And it most certainly does impact her. It’s been impacting private business owners throughout the USA.

      • Tonya Elise

        __ You bring in the Bible and talk about Homosexuals OK that is a sin. EVERYONE
        IS BORN INTO SIN . Trans-people are Not the same as that. REMEMBER God does Not make mistakes.
        Trans people are not living a lie. They are just trying to get by in life.
        Jesus was the imcbodiment of LOVE. Some “so-called Christians have so much HATE.
        Not having the education or information leads to Fear. Fear leads to HATE, Have leads to
        Volence ( Murder and hurting someone). ________________________________________________________
        John 14:6 King James Version (KJV)
        6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto
        the Father, but by me.
        *** Galatians 3:28 There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free,
        nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.***__
        I AM CREATED BY GOD > I am trans-gender and i am still a Christian.
        Judge not lest ye be judged. The Trans-gender people have been around
        since before Jesus was on earth. John 3:16 i am saved. Your Judgement
        on my is a Sin. Let those without sin cast the first stone ! _
        Matthew 7:1-3King James Version (KJV)
        7 Judge not, that ye be not judged.
        2 For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged:
        and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.
        3 And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother’s eye,
        but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye? Gender is NOT A SIN.

        • Jerome Horwitz

          HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      • Cady555

        Chapter and verse, please.

        I’ve read the gospels. There are many times where Jesus told a person “go and sin no more.” There is a parable where Jesus condemned a person who prayed “I thank god I’m not a sinner like that person.” Jesus told his followers to worry about the plank in their own eye, not the splinter in someone else’s.

        Time after time, Jesus told his followers to examine themselves and change themselves. He told them not to tolerate sin in themselves.

        Where does Jesus tell his followers that they must jump in and stop someone else from sinning?

        Chapter and verse.

  • Robin Egg

    Way to go Madeline! The Lord will bless you for your stand for righteousness.

  • NCOriolesFan

    Attention Christians in Australia, boycott her employer till Madeline is rehired. In fact she should sue for unlawful termination that had nothing to do with her job.

  • Lydia Church

    Persecution against Christians growing in Australia.
    Be prepared to stand firm for Jesus and HIS righteousness despite it.
    Homosexuality is a sin.
    Our beliefs must be followed by our actions if we want to claim to be Jesus’ disciple.

    • Tonya Elise

      Satan’s tool is HATE. Love is God;s blessing to Whom do you serve now ?__ You bring in the Bible and talk about Homosexuals OK that is a sin. EVERYONE
      IS BORN INTO SIN . Trans-people are Not the same as that. REMEMBER God does Not make mistakes.
      Trans people are not living a lie. They are just trying to get by in life.
      Jesus was the imcbodiment of LOVE. Some “so-called Christians have so much HATE.
      Not having the education or information leads to Fear. Fear leads to HATE, Have leads to
      Volence ( Murder and hurting someone). ________________________________________________________
      John 14:6 King James Version (KJV)
      6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto
      the Father, but by me.
      *** Galatians 3:28 There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free,
      nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.***__
      I AM CREATED BY GOD > I am trans-gender and i am still a Christian.
      Judge not lest ye be judged. The Trans-gender people have been around
      since before Jesus was on earth. John 3:16 i am saved. Your Judgement
      on my is a Sin. Let those without sin cast the first stone ! _
      Matthew 7:1-3King James Version (KJV)
      7 Judge not, that ye be not judged.
      2 For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged:
      and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.
      3 And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother’s eye,
      but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?

  • Homophilia is a mental disorder.

  • Tonya Elise

    __ You bring in the Bible and talk about Homosexuals OK that is a sin. EVERYONE
    IS BORN INTO SIN . Trans-people are Not the same as that. REMEMBER God does Not make mistakes.
    Trans people are not living a lie. They are just trying to get by in life.
    Jesus was the imcbodiment of LOVE. Some “so-called Christians have so much HATE.
    Not having the education or information leads to Fear. Fear leads to HATE, Have leads to
    Volence ( Murder and hurting someone). ________________________________________________________
    John 14:6 King James Version (KJV)
    6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto
    the Father, but by me.
    *** Galatians 3:28 There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free,
    nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.***__
    I AM CREATED BY GOD > I am trans-gender and i am still a Christian.
    Judge not lest ye be judged. The Trans-gender people have been around
    since before Jesus was on earth. John 3:16 i am saved. Your Judgement
    on my is a Sin. Let those without sin cast the first stone ! _
    Matthew 7:1-3King James Version (KJV)
    7 Judge not, that ye be not judged.
    2 For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged:
    and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.
    3 And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother’s eye,
    but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?