The Daily Telegraph March 21, 2011 PRIME Minister Julia Gillard revealed yesterday that her personal stance against gay marriage was due to her conservative upbringing. Ms Gillard said she was "on the conservative side" of the gay...Read more
GENEVA (Reuters) Mar 22, 2011 - People who criticise gay sexual relations for religious or moral reasons are increasingly being attacked and vilified for their views, a Vatican diplomat told the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday. Archbishop Silvano Tomasi said the Roman Catholic Church deeply believed that human sexuality was a gift reserved for married heterosexual...Read more
14th February 2011 The Australian website Online Opinion is facing difficult financial times after having advertising withdrawn following the publication of an article on gay marriage. Graham Young, the founder and chief editor of the site, offers his perspective. Listen to the interview by the ABC with Graham Young HERE: http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2011/02/cpt_20110214_1621.mp3 ________________________________________Read more
'Anti Gay-Marriage gays'by Ben-Peter Terpstra in ONLINE OPINION, 27 September 2010 From the ABC's Hungry Beast (2009): "If more than half of all Australians support same sex marriage, you'd at least assume that gay people would be in favour of it, right? Monique [Schafter] found out this isn't always the case. She spoke to...
by Christopher Pearson, The Australian, November 20, 2010 THE most obvious thing about arguments for same-sex marriage is their shallowness.IN last Saturday's Focus, Paul Kelly wrote a memorable piece, taking issue with Labor senator Mark Arbib's suggestion that it's time for the ALP to support gay marriage. "Why is...
The Marriage of a man and a woman is a unique form of relationship. Out of all human relationships, sexual or otherwise, only it can provide a child with a mother and a father who have made a formal, public commitment to one another. Studies demonstrate (see below or Resources page) that children tend to fare best when raised by their biological...Read more
REDEFINING MARRIAGEPressure Continues to Allow Same-Sex Marriage
ROME, MARCH 13, 2011 (Zenit.org).- The push to legalize same-sex unions continues as special interest groups try to convince legislators that marriage is something that can be redefined to suit the latest social trends. In Ireland, the newly elected governing coalition of the Fine Gael and Labor...Read more
How would kids be impacted by homosexual ‘marriage’? Well there are multiple answers to this question. That's because it's not just the children of homosexual parents impacted but potentially every child in the education system. ______________________________________________ In the first instance, commentators such as Bill Muehlenberg, secretary of the Family Council of...Read more
Published in ONLINE OPINION on the 6th of December 2010 By Max Atkinson - a former senior lecturer of the Law School, University of Tasmania, with Interests in legal and moral philosophy, especially issues to do with rights, values, justice and punishment. He is an occasional contributor to theTasmanian Times. *** One can learn a good...Read more