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Nothing equal about this debate

THE homosexual marriage lobby likes to claim it plants its rainbow-coloured flags firmly on the summit of the high moral ground. Diversity has been its catch cry. But it is quick to stiffly opposing viewpoints. Like those of the new Marriage Alliance. The group, launched last weekend, supports the Marriage Act and wants to start a proper debate on same ... Read More »

Legalising gay unions is prelude to ‘group marriage’

Michelle Grattan reporting Date: October 4, 2012 FEDERAL opposition spokesman on families Kevin Andrews has warned that legalising same-sex marriage could lead to an acceptance of group marriage. In his book Maybe ‘I do’: Modern marriage and the pursuit of happiness, out today, Mr Andrews also says that the assertion that redefining marriage will not affect other marriages is misplaced. He ... Read More »

O’Farrell to allow conscience vote on same-sex marriage

  THE Premier, Barry O’Farrell, will allow Liberal MPs a conscience vote on a bill to legalise same-sex marriage, which a cross-party group of MPs will introduce this year. Liberal, Nationals, Labor and Greens MPs have formed a working party to draw up a bill to allow gay and lesbian couples in NSW to marry, if legislation before Federal Parliament is voted down, ... Read More »