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Matt Canavan: Politicians against gay marriage should ignore their electorates

Matt Canavan: Politicians against gay marriage should ignore their electorates

Senator Matt Canavan says politicians who are opposed to marriage equality should stick to their convictions and oppose the laws being changed. “You’ve got to be genuine and hold to your convictions,” Senator Canavan told Sky News on Sunday. “I think this idea that you should somehow change your fundamental principles and views because the […]

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Cory Bernardi steps up campaign to delay marriage legislation

Cory Bernardi steps up campaign to delay marriage legislation

Australian Conservatives leader Cory Bernardi has stepped up his campaign pushing for the government to delay looking at any changes to the marriage legislation. Senator Bernardi argues that despite having just held a $120 million dollar national survey on the issue the government should not consider discussing the issue in parliament. Senator Bernardi argues that […]

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Cory Bernardi argues that marriage legislation should not be rushed in

Cory Bernardi argues that marriage legislation should not be rushed in

Australian Conservatives leader Cory Bernardi has argued that any legislation to allow same sex marriage will have to be carefully considered by the parliament, and may take some time before it could actually become law. Last week Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull restated his belief that if the marriage postal survey returned a ‘yes’ vote, the […]

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Conservative MPs prepare a marriage bill with greater religious protections

Conservative MPs prepare a marriage bill with greater religious protections

A group of conservative MPs are rushing to create their own marriage bill in preparation for the ‘Yes’ case being successful in the national postal survey. The group, which includes WA Liberal Ian Goodenough and Andrew Hastie, are working on their own private members bill which will have greater protections for religious freedom than those […]

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Cory Bernardi to robocall millions for opinions on marriage survey

Cory Bernardi to robocall millions for opinions on marriage survey

Australian Conservatives leader Cory Bernardi has authorised a campaign that will see millions of homes automatically called to gauge opinions on marriage equality. The South Australian senator, who has been at the forefront of the NO Campaign, will survey up to a million homes across his home state and Victoria; where his party has one […]

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Australian Conservatives launch new video against marriage equality

Australian Conservatives launch new video against marriage equality

The Australian Conservatives have launched a new video arguing against marriage equality arguing that if same sex unions are legalised, school children will be told of the existence of married gay couples. The political party claims that since same-sex marriage was allowed in Canada, four year old children have been told about the existence of […]

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Cory Bernardi claims marriage equality is a ‘Trojan Horse’

Cory Bernardi claims marriage equality is a ‘Trojan Horse’

Australian Conservatives leader Senator Cory Bernardi has described the push for same-sex couples to marry as a ‘Trojan Horse’ for a variety of other issues. Appearing on Sky News’ The Morning Shift this morning Senator Bernardi said it was reasonable that the debate about marriage equality considered a wide range of issues  including how it […]

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Talk of polyamory and paedophilia enters the marriage debate

Talk of polyamory and paedophilia enters the marriage debate

Talk of paedophilia and polyamorous marriages have entered the marriage debate less than a week after the Turnbull government decided to launch a postal survey asking if Australians believe in marriage equality. Pauline Hanson’s One Nation has called on the government to introduce a referendum and put the conditions for marriage into the constitution. In […]

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Family First to merge with Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives

Family First to merge with Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives

Family First will cease to exist as a political party and will merge with Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives according to widespread media reports. Family First’s two representatives in the South Australian parliament, Dennis Hood and Robert Brokenshire, will switch to being Australian Conservatives. Newly elected Family First senator Lucy Gichuhi will reportedly not be joining […]

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Dutton tells corporate Australia to butt out of the marriage debate

Peter Dutton has told corporate Australia to stop harassing the government about their lack of action of marriage equality and focus on running their own businesses. Speaking to Sydney radio station 2GB the Immigration and Broder Protection Minister delivered a spray to business leaders. Dutton said Australia’s CEO’s needed to be “publicly shamed” for their […]

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