Anti gay mp confronted by brother
Australian Sen. McKenzie said. She also said she believes the current situation puts herself, and other lawmakers who agree with her, in a difficult situation and that a vote could resolve that issue. Given her own story and connection, I had hoped to see a more courageous and compassionate response. If it cost so much to have the vote, then perhaps they should do their jobs and pass legislation to make it legal and save the money.
Anti-gay marriage politician confronted by her gay brother on live TV - WATCH
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Australian Sen. Bridget McKenzie was forced to defend her anti-marriage equality stance on national television after her brother — who is gay — questioned her for refusing to vote on a measure legalizing it, Buzzfeed reported. Given her own story and connection, I had hoped to see a more courageous and compassionate response. Larissa Waters asked, cutting in and drawing applause from the audience. No date has been set for the proposed non-binding plebiscite.
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Bridget, a member of the conservative-leaning The Nationals party, has spoken openly about her opposition to marriage equality. Although opponents of the referendum are calling for a parliamentary vote legalising same-sex marriage, the current Liberal Party government only won by a narrow margin in July by promising a referendum on the issue. I believe it is a conscience issue and it is that the definition of marriage is between a man and a woman. Follow Metro. Share this article via facebook Share this article via twitter Share this article via messenger Share this with Share this article via email Share this article via flipboard Copy link.
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