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Queensland priest relaunches campaign against ‘gay panic’ defence

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  1. Good luck to Father Paul Kelly, I wish him well in this campaign and hope that many others campaign with him. The so called gay panic defense should have no place in society. What would happen if I murdered a woman because she came on to me, could I then use the straight panic in my defense? I doubt it!

    1. this isnothing but an attempt by the catholic church to let their murders of gay people , iinlamed by eg the Scottish archbishops call for war against gay marriage off the hook.

      these horrible people talk about protecting life , then essentially cause murder , and then try and get the murderer off.

      What else would you expect if your boss was a german pope who UNexcommunciated a holocaust denier, bishop Wiilliamson.

      Surely the pope knows that the SA etc sent the gays to the ovens with the jews.

      The man approaches a clone of germany’s leader when he was growng up there, born in 1928 and served also in the unowhat youth corp.

      1. No this is a RC priest acting against the wishes of the church and seeking to change civil law to benefit LGBT people.

  2. Jock S. Trap 12 Jul 2012, 3:33pm

    Well done to Father Paul Kelly.

    As long as this stupid claim exists they will claim a right to murder an innocent human being and get away with it.

    That cannot be acceptable is any circumstances esp in any civilised society..

  3. Garry Cassell 12 Jul 2012, 4:07pm

    I suppose been drunk is a good defense to murder someone as well..

  4. Albert Combrink 12 Jul 2012, 4:33pm

    What if I suffer from a “Straight Panic” attack and kill a woman coming on to me? Can I invoke it in a court of law? Seems fair, doesn’t it?

  5. can PN revise the URL for the petition. The current link is not working, and I would like to add my name to the petition.

    1. The link needs a colon after http. The correct link is:

      http://www.change.org/gaypanic

  6. Good to see Fr Kelly continuing his excellent work in this area.

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