A pharmacist could refuse to dispense contraception and a doctor could refuse to provide fertility treatment under the government’s proposed new religious discrimination laws, provided they declined to provide that particular service to all patients. Attorney-General Christian Porter said the second draft of the religious discrimination bill, released on Tuesday, would allow doctors, nurses, midwives, pharmacists and psychologists to conscientiously object as long as it was "to a procedure, not a person". Attorney-General Christian Porter released a second draft of the religious discrimination bill on Tuesday. Credit:Rhett Wyman Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Mr Porter unveiled 11 key changes to the bill after receiving about 6000 written submissions about the government’s first effort, including criticism from church, business and community groups. Mr Morrison said Australians held diverse beliefs and this was "a key part of who we are as a country". "This is a bill for all Australians," he […]