Jacinta Nampijinpa Price's spray against Yes campaign and 'emotional blackmail' ... trends now
Jacinta Nampijinpa Price has accused the Yes camp of relying on 'emotional blackmail' to try and win voters during the failed Voice campaign.
The Northern Territory senator and de facto leader of the No campaign launched into the spray at the inaugural Alliance for Responsible Citizenship conference held in London on Tuesday.
Ms Price claimed the Yes campaign made no distinction between Indigenous Australians who were middle class and those living regionally who are marginalised.
'This gaslighting of the public, if successful, would have destroyed the constitution with little genuine regard to the communities it was meant to help,' Ms Price said.
The senator spoke on the second night of the three-day conference which drew in 1,500 delegates from 71 countries, including other prominent Australian speakers.
De facto leader of the No campaign during the Voice referendum Jacinta Nampijinpa Price has slammed the Yes campaign for their reliance on 'emotional blackmail' to advance their agenda
The Yes camp's message overwhelmingly relied on grouping together all Indigenous peoples despite the vast differences among the community, Ms Price said (pictured Anthony Albanese with Yes supporter Thomas Mayo)
A goal of the Voice was to 'tear down' the values of Australians and cement racism in the country, Ms Price told the crowd, The Australian reported.
'I am hearing the cold-hearted "no" of a country so comfortable it need not care. A country that feels, right now, soulless,' the Yes campaigner said during an emotional speech.
'They tried to teach everyday Australians that we belong to a racist country, tried to teach our children that they shouldn't be proud to call themselves Australian, tried to suggest that if you voted no that you belonged to the wrong side of history, Well, we showed them,' she said.
'While it led many Australians to genuinely believe that the Voice was the last hope, that without this change the