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Four-Year-Old Asks Australian Prime Minister To Please “Let Boys Marry Boys”

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By:           Graham Gremore
On:           Jan 24, 2014
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  • 4 Comments
    • jimbryant
      jimbryant

      The reason why gay marriage will never come about in Australia is because it has a lot of socially conservative politicians – from both the liberal (Labor) and conservative parties who graduated from religious private schools.

      The reason why so many came through religious private schools is that the government in Australia gives taxpayers’ money to religious private schools, thus bolstering the school budgets and enabling them to provide much better facilities and education than non-privatre schools.

      Jan 24, 2014 at 8:27 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ouragannyc
      ouragannyc

      @jimbryant: Jim, I don’t know the situation in Australia, so you may know more than me.
      But UK, US (Federal), Argentina…also have socially conservative politicians from major parties, yet equality has prevailed. Regardless of religious education, there comes a time when the political leadership’s vote must reflect public opinion in order to stay relevant.

      Jan 24, 2014 at 11:29 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jwrappaport
      jwrappaport

      @ouragannyc: How has equality prevailed in the United States? Sure, the fed recognizes gay marriage and things are on the upswing, yet there are no marriage rights or employment protections for the majority of Americans. Our politicians are being dragged kicking and screaming into the 21st century, and it hasn’t been easy or pretty.

      Jan 24, 2014 at 1:36 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • alanj
      alanj

      @jimbryant:
      Well ‘never’ is a very long time that’s how ridiculous your statement is.
      A Federal election is due in 2016, the current Coalition Government is on the nose in the polls already, so assuming Labor/ Greens get in marriage equality will soon follow.
      If in the meantime there is a leadership challenge, who knows what will happen?
      Polls show the majority of Australians have no problem with marriage equality.
      Never say never.

      Jan 25, 2014 at 7:14 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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