Parent of four school-aged children and Conservative Party senate candidate for South Australia, Rikki Lambert, says he's fed up with the attempts for state political indoctrination led by Labor and the Greens - particularly with the latest assault on Christmas and Easter.
The South Australian Labor Party is pushing an amendment in a state parliamentary education debate to make it law that only families who 'opt in' to traditional Christmas and Easter celebrations will participate.
"I'm fed up with the likes of Labor and the Greens, in effect, telling parents they don't know how to raise their children and the state should do it," Mr Lambert said.
"Everything that Labor and the Greens do in education is underpinned by that core belief. They want to get at kids as early as they can to teach them politically-correct values, not Australian values."
Mr Lambert said the Shorten Labor government's uncosted, multi-billion dollar push for votes in education this week demonstrates Labor wants to interfere more in kids' lives, "They'll sell this as being about helping working families, but what they are really saying is: hand over your kids. We'll give them the 'politically correct' values the state approves of, and you go off, work and pay taxes to expand the size, scope, reach and cost of government."
"Well, I'm sorry Mr Shorten, but I won't have it - and nor will the Australian Conservatives," he said.
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