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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Has Set Up Showdown With Conservative MPs Over Same-Sex Marriage

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Has Set Up Showdown With Conservative MPs Over Same-Sex Marriage

A gay marriage bill proposed by West Australian Liberal senator Dean Smith came under ­attack yesterday after it received the written endorsement of Labor Senate leader Penny Wong and Greens leader Richard Di Natale under a process approved by Mr Turnbull.

Speaking in Manila, Mr Turnbull said it was “up to the parliament” to resolve the shape of any same-sex marriage legislation and repudiated stronger protections for service providers with conscientious objections to gay weddings as having “virtually no prospect” of passing the parliament.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Peter Dutton Calls for Postal Vote on Same-Sex Marriage

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Peter Dutton Calls for Postal Vote on Same-Sex Marriage

“I’m working on the assumption that this issue is going to be dealt with in this parliament,” Peter Dutton said in proposing a postal vote.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Same-Sex Marriage Defeated

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Same-Sex Marriage Defeated

“We again call marriage equality supporters across all political parties to work together to find a pathway,” said Alex Greenwich of Marriage Equality.

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AUSTRALIA: Pauline Hanson Officially Endorses Gay Marriage

AUSTRALIA: Pauline Hanson Officially Endorses Gay Marriage

“I believe we’ve got to start listening to the majority and not the minority,” Senator Pauline Hanson said.

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AUSTRALIA: Turnbull Government At War With Itself Over Proposed Same-Sex Marriage Plebiscite

AUSTRALIA: Turnbull Government At War With Itself Over Proposed Same-Sex Marriage Plebiscite

Labor marriage equality spokeswoman Terri Butler said the plebiscite was “going from bad to worse” and called on Mr Turnbull to ditch the idea.

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AUSTRALIA: Nick Xenophon Takes Center Stage On Same-Sex Marriage Plebiscite

AUSTRALIA: Nick Xenophon Takes Center Stage On Same-Sex Marriage Plebiscite

Conservative MP, Tony Pasin, said simply that “if there is no plebiscite then there will be no change”.

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Nigeria Has Legislated On Homosexualism

Chuba Keshi: “Finally, homosexualism offends all known Christian, Islamic and traditionalist doctrines in Africa. Nigeria must resist it.” Read more.

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