A former AMA state president and two AMA life members are among a group of doctors urging the AMA to retract its “fatally flawed” Position Statement on Marriage Equality. The AMA document was published on 20th May and supports same-sex marriage. Spokesman for the group, former Tasmanian president and AMA Fellow, Chris Middleton, has resigned from...Read more
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...Read more
MEDIA RELEASE: Censored! OpusGroup refuses to print Dr van Gend’s book
Unbelievable! Commercial printer acts as censor; bans book against same-sex 'marriage'Today is the release date for a much-anticipated book by Dr David van Gend, President of the Australian Marriage Forum. The book is titled, Stealing from a Child: the Injustice of 'Marriage Equality', and has sold over two thousand copies prior to its release. It is...
MEDIA RELEASE: Queensland MPs must put the adopted child first, not same-sex couples.
“No Queensland lawmaker who puts the best interests of the child first can support a proposal for same-sex adoption”, according to Dr David van Gend, a GP and President of the Australian Marriage Forum. So few babies; so many infertile couples “There are so many childless married couples,...Read more
MEDIA RELEASE: ABC Play School celebrates the “Motherless Generation”
“There is nothing to celebrate about two little girls being deprived of their mother by two gay men”, said Dr David van Gend, a GP and President of the Australian Marriage Forum. “The Play School episode on Thursday 28th showed two little girls saying how much they love going to the pool with their “two dads”,...Read more
MEDIA RELEASE: It’s smart to withdraw – until gay marriage is LAW.
Transgender Greens activist drops anti-free speech case against Catholic Bishops: “A tactical withdrawal until gay marriage is law and free speech can be crushed” says AMF president. From AAP today: In an email sent to the commissioner on Thursday, Ms Delaney withdrew her complaint against the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and Hobart's Catholic Archbishop Julian Porteous. "My primary...Read more
MEDIA RELEASE: “Safe Schools”, Gay recruitment & Gay “marriage”…
"Safe Schools" seems more about homosexual recruitment than preventing bullying.“Given today’s coverage in The Australian, we call on the Federal Coalition Government to put a stop to the moral damage that the gay-lobby drafted “Safe Schools” programme is doing to our children and grandchildren”, said...
MEDIA RELEASE: Victorian “adoption equality” law will hurt kids. But who cares.
“Victoria’s Upper House, by 31 to 8, has granted the demands of a noisy minority, the 1% of Australian couples who are same-sex (ABS 2013), instead of defending the primal right and need of children to have a relationship with both mother and father”, said Dr...Read more
MEDIA RELEASE: Greens should apologise for ‘bigot’ attack
“A bigot is someone who refuses to consider the other point of view” said Dr David van Gend, President of the Australian Marriage Forum. “On that definition, Greens MPs are the prize bigots of Australian politics, so self-righteous that they refuse to consider sincerely held opposing points of...Read more