Australia’s ABC Media Cites Dodgy Survey To Slander Christians (Again)

PA Pundits International

By Andrew Bolt ~

The ABC’s Julia Baird has done it again, once again making false claims to suggest Christians are likely to be wife beaters.

Baird last year led a high-profile series of anti-church reports with a dramatic claim that “evangelical men who sporadically attend church are more likely than men of any other religious group (and more likely than secular men) to assault their wives”.

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She made the same claim on 7.30.

But, as I pointed out, Baird’s claim was utterly false:

The most likely wife-bashers are Aboriginal men, with Aboriginal women at least 31 times more likely to be hospitalised.

And I noted Baird’s single source — Arizona theology professor Steven Tracy — in fact cited surveys showing Christian men were less likely to hit women.

So how did the ABC respond? By issuing a tweet attacking “those who want to dispute the women’s…

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