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Tim Wilson disagrees with Concetta Fierravanti-Wells about marriage debate

Tim Wilson disagrees with Concetta Fierravanti-Wells about marriage debate

Liberal MP Tim Wilson says people need to respect the democratic process that brought about same-sex marriage. Yesterday Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells announced her resignation from the Turnbull government’s ministry by publishing a scathing letter criticising the Prime Minister leadership. Senator Fierravanti-Wells said the party was hemorrhaging votes to the ‘right’ because it no longer represented conservative […]

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Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells resigns citing the marriage debate

Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells resigns citing the marriage debate

Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells has resigned as the Minister for International Development and the Pacific. Senator Fierravanti-Wells said there were many reasons she was no longer supporting Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull including last year’s debate over marriage equality. While the Prime Minister was vocal supporter of allowing same-sex couples to wed, the New South Wales senator was strongly […]

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Lyle Shelton says senators who voted against marriage bill are courageous

Lyle Shelton says senators who voted against marriage bill are courageous

The Coalition for Marriage has praised the senators who voted against or abstained from voting on the marriage bill. In a statement Lyle Shelton, who is also the head of the Australian Christian Lobby, said the senators who didn’t support the bill had shown a courageous commitment to freedom. Voting against the bill was the […]

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Concetta Fierravanti-Wells warns government will lose seats

Concetta Fierravanti-Wells warns government will lose seats

Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells has warned the government may lose seats in a federal election if they show support for marriage equality. The Assistant Minister for Multiculturalism was speaking at the National Press Club on Wednesday. “A coalition policy that directly supports same-sex marriage could place under threat some of our most marginal seats which have […]

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Silent majority will defeat marriage equality

Silent majority will defeat marriage equality

Earlier this week, NSW Liberal senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells declared that the current move towards marriage equality in Australia will be shut down by the ‘silent majority’. Since Ireland’s historical referendum and the 2014 Crosby/Textor poll that declared that 74% of Australians support marriage equality, many have touted marriage equality in Australia as inevitable. Ms Fierravanti-Wells […]

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