7 to vote by returning a yes-or-no form by mail that asks whether the law should be changed to allow same-sex marriage prime minister malcolm turnbull, caught between the global movement to grant gay and transgender people more rights and opposition from his center-right party's conservative wing,. In addition to three members of the coalition and a crossbencher who voted no, at least 10 government mps chose to abstain from thursday's final conscience vote on same-sex marriage in the house of representatives. Before we approach the issue of same-sex marriage, we must define marriage but marriage, it soon becomes evident, is no single thing it is plural in both content and meaning the institution of marriage houses and supports several distinct aspects of human life: sexual relations, friendship and companionship, love,. Leading 'no' campaign figure tony abbott has not only experienced defeat in the same-sex marriage poll, but he has also proven astonishingly out-of-touch with his own electorate and he is not the only one -- a strong anti-marriage equality push from western sydney has put a number of labor mps at. Opponents of same-sex marriage argued that individual states are acting in the public interest by encouraging heterosexual relationships through marriage rather, it is a common sense reflection of the fact that [homosexual] relationships do not result in the birth of children, or establish households where a child will be.
The choking hypocrisy of the 'no' side of the same-sex marriage debate shows they know they're losing and will resort to any desperate, dirty tactic at their disposal but why are we letting them get away with it why are the expectations of factual civility so shockingly low for those who advocate a 'no'. I voted no because you can't separate the concept from the consequences i didn' t need my law degree to know that with every major law change, we always consider the consequences and flow-on effects it doesn't take a rocket scientist to look at what has happened in places that have same-sex marriage. Weeks of debate on same-sex marriage may not have shifted australians' votes on the issue, according to a poll.
Gracious answers to 101 false arguments for redefining civil marriage this book is a manual to resource the defense of marriage against radical deconstruction it mainly consists of objectively formulated, well targeted responses that each refute a false or misleading truth claim used to confuse or weaken understanding. A slim majority of voters in the federal electorate of groom, which takes in toowoomba, voted ''no'' on the same-sex marriage survey postal vote. Not everyone who could vote did vote in the voluntary postal vote on same-sex marriage so what can we draw from the result if only four out of five eligible australians took part. It is not marriage calling something marriage does not make it marriage marriage has always been a covenant between a man and a woman which is by its nature ordered toward the procreation and education of children and the unity and wellbeing of the spouses the promoters of same-sex “marriage” propose.
Same sex marriage was legalised yesterday with an overwhelming majority of mps uniting and voting 'yes' in an emotional day in parliament three months after the start of the postal survey, just four mps voted against the bill while a number abstained from the vote independent bob katter, who argued. Since the 2004 amendments 18 bills dealing with marriage equality or the recognition of overseas same-sex marriages have been introduced into the federal parliament no bill has progressed past the second reading stage and, consequently, no bill has been debated by the second chamber all 18 bills have been private.
No more “same-sex marriage” marriage is marriage, period the legal and practical implications of same-sex relationships by richard a roane on june 26, 2015, the us supreme court ruled in obergefell v hodges, 135 s ct 2584 (2015), that the us constitution requires all states to recognize a marriage.
One statistic that has surprised many australians in the same-sex marriage vote is that new south wales had the most marginal yes vote of any state just 578 per cent (2,374,362 people) voted yes, with a significant 422 per cent (1,736,838 people) voting no every other state was above 60 per cent yes,. Opinion: hi australia, this is new zealand it's come to our attention that you're deciding whether to legalise gay marriage right now and as a friend, we'd like to take a moment to urge you not to make the same mistake we did please, please vote no to same sex marriage here in new zealand our. When the marriage amendment bill was being debated in parliament, one local minister was nowhere to be seen on the yes side. Australia looks set to have same-sex marriage by the end of the year, with more than 60% of the population voting 'yes' in the federal government's postal survey according to new research from roy morgan the 'yes' vote is out-polling the 'no' side by a ratio of 3-to-1, but around a fifth of the country didn't.