Category Archives: Marriage Plebiscite

The March Towards Degendering Society

Just one year after redefining marriage, Colombia's first three-man marriage has been legally recognized and the “Slippery Slope” theory is now officially fact. One of the three men, actor Victor Hugo Prada said: “This establishes us as a family, a polyamorous family.” It confirms what we have known all along: Once you strip a...
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THE BOOK THE PRINTER BANNED IS NOW A ‘BEST-SELLER’!

As we reach one month since the launch of Dr David van Gend's book, STEALING FROM A CHILD: THE INJUSTICE OF 'MARRIAGE EQUALITY', we have reached 5,000 sales. That makes the book a 'best seller', of sorts - despite the ideological ban by the printer, and the 'silent treatment' by major media. Thank you everyone...
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Same-Sex Marriage ‘Opinion Poll’ Affects Everyone

Mr Shorten asks, "“Why should gay people in Australia have to go through a lawmaking process that nobody else does? Why do their relationships have an opinion poll?” Answer: "It's not just about gay people, Mr Alternative PM. Same-sex relationships already have exactly the same legal status and benefits in Australian law as any other couple,...
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PLEBISCITE GONE? THE MARRIAGE CAMPAIGN DOES NOT MISS A BEAT.

The president of the Australian Marriage Forum, Dr David van Gend, commented on Labor's blocking of the people's vote on marriage. He made clear that the national campaign for winning Australian hearts and minds and keeping the Coalition government faithful on marriage, will not slow down even for a day. He said, at the Canberra launch...
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‘Stealing From a Child’ – Radio interviews worth a listen

Lyle Shelton & David van Gend - on the state of the marriage debate, and the book tour: "This book is a tour de force. For anyone who's confused about this issue, David has marshalled all the arguments in a sensitive, compassionate but clear way... You've done a great service, David, in producing this book". Lyle Shelton,...
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MEDIA RELEASE: Time to stop treating LGBT citizens as emotional invalids

“Why do mental health professionals like Professor Patrick McGorry (SMH 4/10) keep telling LGBT people that that are emotional basket cases? That they are so weak that they cannot possibly play their role as citizens in the plebiscite debate?“ asked Dr David van Gend, a GP and President of the Australian Marriage Forum. “That is an...
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The Plebiscite – What Are We Really Voting For?

have-your-sayThe date is set and the question that will be put to voters is: "Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?" If you ask Bill Shorten, he’ll tell you the question that’s really being asked of Australians is: “Do you like gay people or...
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Bill Shorten – Stop Playing Politics with Same-Sex Marriage

ma-bill-shorten-banner Polls show that the overwhelming majority of Australians want the opportunity to vote directly on changing the Marriage Act. It doesn’t matter if you are for or against same-sex marriage, Australians expect to be able to have their say.
  • Millions of Australians voted for the Turnbull...
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