Ipswich candidate in call to "eradicate mosques"
Ipswich Muslims have defended their faith in the wake of Rise Up Australia Party candidate Anthony Mackin's calls to eradicate mosques and ban the burka.
Mr Mackin, a bible teacher, is the Blair candidate for a party that has banning the burka as one of its key policies.
In an interview with The QT yesterday, Mr Mackin explained why he was opposed to burkas.
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