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Eric Abetz wants protection for ‘conscientious objection’ to gay marriage

Eric Abetz wants protection for ‘conscientious objection’ to gay marriage

Liberal Senator Eric Abetz says he is still hopefully that the result of the marriage postal survey will be a win for the ‘No’ campaign, but if the Australian people have chosen to change the marriage laws he wants provisions for “conscientious objection” included in the marriage legislation. Speaking to The Guardian Australia, Senator Abetz […]

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Poll shows support for marriage equality growing in final days of campaign

Poll shows support for marriage equality growing in final days of campaign

A special NewsPoll published in The Australian has shown that support for marriage equality has grown over the last two weeks of the marriage postal survey campaign. If the predictions are accurate, the ‘No’ campaign faces an almost impossible task of needing to secure 97 per cent of the remaining ballots to be able to get a […]

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Michael Sukkar says most Australians are against marriage equality

Michael Sukkar says most Australians are against marriage equality

Liberal frontbencher Michael Sukkar says the blame for any hate speech and negative consequences generated by the continuing debate over marriage equality should be directed at advocates in favour of marriage equality. “The adverse impact of having this discussion, using their logic, since February this year has been a lot worse than if it had […]

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Bernardi calls for ‘go slow’ move on plebiscite

Bernardi calls for ‘go slow’ move on plebiscite

South Australian Liberal Senator Cory Bernardi has called on his colleagues to “take a deep breath” after Saturday’s federal election and put the brakes on the timetable for a plebiscite on marriage equality. With the government hoping to scrape back in for a second term Senator Bernardi told The Guardian that it was time for […]

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Abbott considering plebiscite on marriage equality

Abbott considering plebiscite on marriage equality

It has been reported that Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been exploring the idea of a plebiscite on marriage equality. A plebiscite would require a national vote on the issue, further delaying action on marriage equality – possibly until after the next election. This would mean dismissing the cross-party bill proposed by members of all […]

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