Liberal senator Cory Bernardi has vowed to reintroduce his bill to remove the words "offend" and "insult" from Section 18 of the Racial Discrimination Act when parliament resumes in August.
Attorney-general George Brandis ruled out removing “insult” and “offend” from section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act again last week but Liberal senator James Paterson says the free speech crusaders are closer than ever to getting the reform through parliament.
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