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One Nation’s candidate suggests gay marriage leads to incest, polygamy




The Australian has reported that a WA candidate representing Pauline Hanson’s One Nation previously suggested that allowing marriage equality would lead to polygamous marriages and brothers and sisters marrying. Former Bunbury councilor Ross Slater is a One Nation candidate hoping to take over the seat of Murray-Wellington in the state’s south west. The seat is currently […]

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Is Peter Abetz focused on federal issues rather than state politics?




Marriage equality organisation just.equal say voters in Southern River would probably be surprised to find out that their local member is spending his time campaigning against marriage equality during the state election. Peter Abetz, the incumbent Liberal MP for Southern River is a vocal campaigner against marriage equality. The MP has often spoken out about […]

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Polls show marriage equality would be a winner for the government

Polls show marriage equality would be a winner for the government




New polling shows 71% Australians, including 64% of Liberal voters, will look more favourably on the Turnbull Government if it allows a free vote on marriage equality instead of a plebiscite. The polling from Galaxy Research, also shows Australians are firmly against any new laws that would allow civil celebrants or businesses to refuse their services […]

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Andrew Hastie dismisses marriage equality warnings from British MP

Andrew Hastie dismisses marriage equality warnings from British MP




Liberal MP Andrew Hastie has dismissed comments from former UK minister Nick Herbert about the perils of conservative governments ignoring the issue of marriage equality. The member for Canning in Perth’s south suggested that true conservatives don’t fly around the world and lecture other people on how to run their countries. Hastie posted the comment […]

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Ian Thorpe repeats his call for marriage equality

Ian Thorpe repeats his call for marriage equality




Olympic champion Ian Thorpe has called on the Turnbull government to allow a free vote on this issue of marriage equality Speaking to News.com the swimming star said he and boyfriend Ryan Channing were moving back to Australia after he sold his Los Angeles bungalow. Thorpe said it was frustrating that Australia was lagging behind […]

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George Christensen: the plebiscite policy must remain

George Christensen: the plebiscite policy must remain




Queensland Nationals member George Christensen told reporters yesterday that he has no plans to join Cory Bernardi’s new political party and remained loyal to his leader Barnaby Joyce. The conservative MP said it was vital that the coalition retained it’s election promise to hold a plebiscite on the issue of marriage equality. “If this government […]

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Malcolm Turnbull stands by plebiscite plan

Malcolm Turnbull stands by plebiscite plan




Malcolm Turnbull has reaffirmed that his government is committed to dealing with the issue of marriage equality via a national plebiscite. Appearing on the Chanel Nine program 60 Minutes  the Prime Minister said he was sure that there would be further debate on the issue following the release of a Senate Inquiry report next week but […]

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Josh Frydenberg: Labor will blink and allow a plebiscite

Josh Frydenberg: Labor will blink and allow a plebiscite




Josh Frydenberg, the Minister for the Environment and Energy, has told SKY News that he believes the Labor party will cave in on the idea of a marriage equality plebiscite and allow the people to make the decision on whether same sex couples should be allowed to wed. Frydenberg said the only thing stopping marriage […]

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Tim Wilson: I’m not pushing for a free vote

Tim Wilson: I’m not pushing for a free vote




Liberal MP Tim Wilson has denied media reports that he is pushing for a free vote on the issue of marriage equality. Wilson told ABC TV this morning that its no secret that he’s a supporter of changing the marriage laws but denies he’s part of a group actively hoping to bring around a change […]

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Coalition showdown on marriage equality looming

Coalition showdown on marriage equality looming




The federal Liberal party appears to be heading towards a showdown over it’s policy on marriage with several MPs demanding the Prime Minister reject calls for a free vote on the issue. Fairfax Media reported that there are a growing number of Liberal members who are advocating for the party to abandon its failed plebiscite […]

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