November 24th 2010 - Eureka Street Australian human rights lawyer, Frank Brennan, makes the child-centred case against gay marriage: “I think we can ensure non-discrimination against same sex couples while at the same time maintaining a commitment to children of future generations being born of and being reared by a father and a mother.” Read more…...Read more
November 21st 2010 - The Daily Telegraph SMH journalist Miranda Devine condemns the aggressive intolerance of the gay lobby: "The debate has been conducted with such intimidatory venom that anyone who speaks against gay marriage is crucified as an evil homophobe or religious extremist." Read more…...Read more
November 20th 2010 Homosexual commentator and journalist for the Australian, Christopher Pearson, argues that gay marriage proposals should be left on the shelf: “Labor's reforms in the last parliament mean that couples are treated pretty much equally except in the matter of marriage. But the few remaining privileges reserved for matrimony are there for sound, practical reasons...”...Read more
We want to live in a society where all people are valued, accepted and loved.Freedom of choice, and freedom of expression are things that we hold dear in this nation. We support those freedoms. The claim that it is discrimination if marriage is not redefined to...
Marriage is much more than a simple legal convention or social tradition. Humanity knows many different forms of relationships: close friendships, cousins, aunts and uncles, and nieces and nephews, brothers and sisters. Why is it that every society throughout human history has favored the relationship between a man and a woman who commit to one another?...Read more
It would be naïve to suggest that a significant social change can occur without an impact on society, on marriage, and on children. Marriage is an institution that long precedes us, and one that should remain long after we have gone. Tinkering with it may well be reckless so we must be prudent as we discuss...Read more
November 16th 2010 Family doctor, David van Gend, gets to the heart of opposition to gay marriage: “Homosexual people are not second-class citizens but a gay man certainly makes a second-class mother. Two lesbian women may be model citizens, but neither of them can be a dad to a little boy.” Read more…...Read more