10 reasons why Canberra needs Truth in Political Advertising Laws Now

It’s perfectly legal to lie in a political ad — and it shouldn’t be.

1// Currently, it’s perfectly legal to lie in a political ad — and it shouldn’t be

2// Without action, we risk election campaigns sliding into a fake-news free-for-all

3// As the nation’s capital, the ACT has the opportunity to play a leadership role

4// In fact, 9 in 10 Canberrans want Truth in Political Advertising Laws

5 // Politicians from all sides of politics agree it’s a good idea

6// Regulation for truth is not hard. In fact, we already do it

7// Seriously, we actually already do it in politics too: just look at SA

8 // Social Media Won’t Regulate Themselves

9 // 15 Prominent Australians have written to the ACT Legislative Assembly calling for Truth in Political Advertising Laws

10 // The ACT Legislative Assembly is considering Truth in Political Advertising Legislation this week

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