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Dover Post
The Democratic Primary Candidateshelped raise the minimum wage, end mandatory consecutive sentencing, create uni
The Democratic Primary Candidates
Dover Post / Posted 9 minutes ago
helped raise the minimum wage, end mandatory consecutive sentencing, create universal background checks for gun sales, pass marriage equality, and establish civil rights protections for transgender Delawareans. As a senior aide to Senator Carper, I... Read more
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The Washington Times
Andy Parker, father of slain TV reporter, slams ‘orange-faced Fuhrer’ Donald Trumpor to a house of worship is a civil right. Our fight to be free of gun violence
Andy Parker, father of slain TV reporter, slams ‘orange-faced Fuhrer’ Donald Trump
The Washington Times / Posted 24 minutes ago
or to a house of worship is a civil right. Our fight to be free of gun violence is the same fight for civil rights in the ‘50s and ‘60s, or marriage equality in this decade. Momentum is on our side, and it’s only a matter of time until we pre... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
LettersTuesday August 23). As parliamentary leader of the Labor Party Mr. Shorten in
Letters
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 hours ago
Tuesday August 23). As parliamentary leader of the Labor Party Mr. Shorten in calling for a parliamentary debate on marriage equality, rather than an expensive and ineffectual plebiscite, is quite possibly reflecting the opinion of the... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Toward a stronger futurenext governor. And despite what you will hear from the other party, I am also a
Toward a stronger future
Rutland Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
next governor. And despite what you will hear from the other party, I am also a pro-choice Republican, I voted for marriage equality, and I believe everyone is entitled to equal pay based on equal experience, performance and work. Here are... Read more
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The Mercury News
Milbank: Donald Trump's new loose cannonthe Selma-to-Montgomery march. The outlet has gone after the "big gay hate mach
Milbank: Donald Trump's new loose cannon
The Mercury News / Posted 14 hours ago
the Selma-to-Montgomery march. The outlet has gone after the "big gay hate machine" and suggested that "the next step for marriage equality" is "likely polygamy." Breitbart ran a doctored photo showing House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in a... Read more
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Junkee
The Greens Will Try And Stop The Marriage Equality Plebiscite From Going AheadThe Greens have decided to vote against legislation that would allow a plebisci
The Greens Will Try And Stop The Marriage Equality Plebiscite From Going Ahead
Junkee / Posted 15 hours ago
The Greens have decided to vote against legislation that would allow a plebiscite on marriage equality to be held. The party’s leader, Richard Di Natale, and LGBTI spokesperson Janet Rice declared that the plebiscite would be “dangerous” for the... Read more
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News.com.au
#MarriedAtFirstSight under fire for including a gay couplemarriage to a cheap gimmick for ratings. Years and years of fighting for this,
#MarriedAtFirstSight under fire for including a gay couple
News.com.au / Posted 16 hours ago
marriage to a cheap gimmick for ratings. Years and years of fighting for this, and you’ve effectively cheapened the entire marriage equality movement. Thank you, Channel 9. Really. Thank you.” Another person urged Channel Nine to shelve the show... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Elite Anglican school Kambala hits back after complaints about gay teachersof Premier Investments, Suncorp and Breville - has been praised by some Kambala
Elite Anglican school Kambala hits back after complaints about gay teachers
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
of Premier Investments, Suncorp and Breville - has been praised by some Kambala parents, community members and prominent marriage equality advocate Kerryn Phelps for her strong stance. Sally Herman said Kambala would not discriminate when hiring... Read more
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The Atlantic
Americans Are Embracing Transgender Rightsin the past year—just one percentage point, up to 72 percent. (Non-discriminati
Americans Are Embracing Transgender Rights
The Atlantic / Posted 21 hours ago
in the past year—just one percentage point, up to 72 percent. (Non-discrimination laws have always been more popular than marriage equality, Jones said; it’s a historical accident that the tougher fight was won first.) But it appears that personal... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Harmony: Letter to Hillary Clinton supporters from a Jill Stein supporterand the Green Party message, the culture -- and some state law -- has moved tow
Harmony: Letter to Hillary Clinton supporters from a Jill Stein supporter
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
and the Green Party message, the culture -- and some state law -- has moved towards: legalizing medical marijuana; marriage equality (same-sex marriage); and a constant discourse on sustainable energy. When major party supporters take... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Hannah Gadsby voices opposition to same-sex marriage plebiscitea Facebook post, which has been shared over 5,000 times in less than 24 hours.
Hannah Gadsby voices opposition to same-sex marriage plebiscite
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
a Facebook post, which has been shared over 5,000 times in less than 24 hours. "The very idea of an ongoing debate around marriage equality makes my stomach turn," she wrote. The Turnbull Government has insisted it has not yet decided when it... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Campaign against equality votePARENTS and Friends of Lesbians and Gays has stepped up its campaign against a
Campaign against equality vote
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
PARENTS and Friends of Lesbians and Gays has stepped up its campaign against a marriage equality plebiscite with the release of a new advertisement. The ad highlights the fact politicians can ignore the result of a plebiscite, as well as the... Read more
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Northern Star
Campaign against equality votePARENTS and Friends of Lesbians and Gays has stepped up its campaign against a
Campaign against equality vote
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
PARENTS and Friends of Lesbians and Gays has stepped up its campaign against a marriage equality plebiscite with the release of a new advertisement. The ad highlights the fact politicians can ignore the result of a plebiscite, as well as the... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Campaign against equality votePARENTS and Friends of Lesbians and Gays has stepped up its campaign against a
Campaign against equality vote
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
PARENTS and Friends of Lesbians and Gays has stepped up its campaign against a marriage equality plebiscite with the release of a new advertisement. The ad highlights the fact politicians can ignore the result of a plebiscite, as well as the... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Campaign against equality votePARENTS and Friends of Lesbians and Gays has stepped up its campaign against a
Campaign against equality vote
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
PARENTS and Friends of Lesbians and Gays has stepped up its campaign against a marriage equality plebiscite with the release of a new advertisement. The ad highlights the fact politicians can ignore the result of a plebiscite, as well as the... Read more
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Queensland Times
Campaign against equality votePARENTS and Friends of Lesbians and Gays has stepped up its campaign against a
Campaign against equality vote
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
PARENTS and Friends of Lesbians and Gays has stepped up its campaign against a marriage equality plebiscite with the release of a new advertisement. The ad highlights the fact politicians can ignore the result of a plebiscite, as well as the... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Campaign against equality votePARENTS and Friends of Lesbians and Gays has stepped up its campaign against a
Campaign against equality vote
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
PARENTS and Friends of Lesbians and Gays has stepped up its campaign against a marriage equality plebiscite with the release of a new advertisement. The ad highlights the fact politicians can ignore the result of a plebiscite, as well as the... Read more
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News Mail
Campaign against equality votePARENTS and Friends of Lesbians and Gays has stepped up its campaign against a
Campaign against equality vote
News Mail / Posted yesterday
PARENTS and Friends of Lesbians and Gays has stepped up its campaign against a marriage equality plebiscite with the release of a new advertisement. The ad highlights the fact politicians can ignore the result of a plebiscite, as well as the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras appoints Greg Clarke as first full-time artistic directorevent, on February 28, may potentially fall very shortly after the federal gove
Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras appoints Greg Clarke as first full-time artistic director
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
event, on February 28, may potentially fall very shortly after the federal government stages its contentious plebiscite on marriage equality. Clarke said the timing was "front of mind" but the show must go on regardless. "Either way it'll either... Read more
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Mashable
Viral Facebook post nails why country's marriage equality vote is a bad ideaWhat's This?Large crowds gather at Garema Place in support of marriage equality
Viral Facebook post nails why country's marriage equality vote is a bad idea
Mashable / Posted yesterday
What's This?Large crowds gather at Garema Place in support of marriage equality. "Speech is not free when it comes at such a cost." Since it was posted late Wednesday, Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby's heartfelt Facebook update about the... Read more
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NBC Chicago
White House Hits Kirk on 'Drug Dealer in Chief' CommentNormal. “President Obama and Senator Kirk have worked together in a bipartisan
White House Hits Kirk on 'Drug Dealer in Chief' Comment
NBC Chicago / Posted yesterday
Normal. “President Obama and Senator Kirk have worked together in a bipartisan manner on key issues, including supporting marriage equality and blocking those on the terror watch list from buying guns,” Kirk spokesman Kevin Artl said in a... Read more
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Junkee
“This Plebiscite Is FUCKED”: Hannah Gadsby Warns Of The Harm This Debate Will Do To LGBTIQ YouthLike Me star Hannah Gadsby has written a compassionate public post on her Faceb
“This Plebiscite Is FUCKED”: Hannah Gadsby Warns Of The Harm This Debate Will Do To LGBTIQ Youth
Junkee / Posted yesterday
Like Me star Hannah Gadsby has written a compassionate public post on her Facebook page overnight, condemning the upcoming marriage equality plebiscite and warning of the dangers it will pose for LGBTIQ Australians. “This plebiscite thing is a... Read more
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The Irish Times
With living costs so high, is it any wonder so many still emigrate?forget the cynical appropriation last Christmas by the then-government in Irela
With living costs so high, is it any wonder so many still emigrate?
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
forget the cynical appropriation last Christmas by the then-government in Ireland of the #hometovote hashtag related to the Marriage Equality referendum. They turned it to #hometowork but as we know, there aren’t jobs for the hundreds and thousands... Read more
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Evening Standard
6 ways to ace your London commuteAmy Poehler's ‘Yes Please’, this is a must-read. 4/8 Love Wins: The Lovers and
6 ways to ace your London commute
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Amy Poehler's ‘Yes Please’, this is a must-read. 4/8 Love Wins: The Lovers and Lawyers Who Fought the Landmark Case for Marriage Equality by Debbie Cenziper and Jim Obergefell Keep the spirit of this month’s Pride celebrations alive by reading... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Protest planned outside talk by an anti-gay preacher in KilkennyShe was a founder of the former Gay Kilkenny group and one of the leaders of th
Protest planned outside talk by an anti-gay preacher in Kilkenny
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
She was a founder of the former Gay Kilkenny group and one of the leaders of the “yes” campaign in the area in last year’s marriage equality referendum. “I went back to the place where, as a 12-year-old, I was standing on the banks of the River... Read more
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News.com.au
Gogglebox’s Wayne and Tom tell us what they love and hate about Australian TVfrom people all over Australia and the world has been amazing. We had a girl te
Gogglebox’s Wayne and Tom tell us what they love and hate about Australian TV
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
from people all over Australia and the world has been amazing. We had a girl tell us her father was completely against marriage equality until he saw us and realised we’re just like anyone else — now he’ll vote ‘yes’ when it comes up. We’ve... Read more
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Raw Story
GA Republican: Party’s rigid stance on LGBT rights and racial issues will doom GOP to ‘extinction’that Millennial voters have written off the GOP because of its inflexibility on
GA Republican: Party’s rigid stance on LGBT rights and racial issues will doom GOP to ‘extinction’
Raw Story / Posted 2 days ago
that Millennial voters have written off the GOP because of its inflexibility on the topics of marijuana legalization and marriage equality. His brother, Merwin Peake, is openly gay, which he said has influenced his thinking on the issue and made... Read more
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New Now Next
Frank Ocean Includes Poem "Boyfriend" In "Boys Don't Cry"partner, Ocean also references the conflicted feelings many within the LGBT com
Frank Ocean Includes Poem "Boyfriend" In "Boys Don't Cry"
New Now Next / Posted 3 days ago
partner, Ocean also references the conflicted feelings many within the LGBT community felt after the Supreme Court passed marriage equality last year: i could say that i’m happy they let me and my boyfriend become married i could say that i’m... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebisciteequality and as a matter of equality for our sons and daughters and our friends
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscite
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
equality and as a matter of equality for our sons and daughters and our friends and workmates - legislation to introduce marriage equality is what is needed in Australia and those who support marriage equality rights must move to see that... Read more
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The Courier
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebisciteequality and as a matter of equality for our sons and daughters and our friends
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscite
The Courier / Posted 3 days ago
equality and as a matter of equality for our sons and daughters and our friends and workmates - legislation to introduce marriage equality is what is needed in Australia and those who support marriage equality rights must move to see that... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebisciteequality and as a matter of equality for our sons and daughters and our friends
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscite
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 days ago
equality and as a matter of equality for our sons and daughters and our friends and workmates - legislation to introduce marriage equality is what is needed in Australia and those who support marriage equality rights must move to see that... Read more
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The Young Witness
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebisciteequality and as a matter of equality for our sons and daughters and our friends
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscite
The Young Witness / Posted 3 days ago
equality and as a matter of equality for our sons and daughters and our friends and workmates - legislation to introduce marriage equality is what is needed in Australia and those who support marriage equality rights must move to see that... Read more
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Western Advocate
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebisciteequality and as a matter of equality for our sons and daughters and our friends
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscite
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
equality and as a matter of equality for our sons and daughters and our friends and workmates - legislation to introduce marriage equality is what is needed in Australia and those who support marriage equality rights must move to see that... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebisciteequality and as a matter of equality for our sons and daughters and our friends
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscite
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 days ago
equality and as a matter of equality for our sons and daughters and our friends and workmates - legislation to introduce marriage equality is what is needed in Australia and those who support marriage equality rights must move to see that... Read more
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Manning River Times
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebisciteequality and as a matter of equality for our sons and daughters and our friends
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscite
Manning River Times / Posted 3 days ago
equality and as a matter of equality for our sons and daughters and our friends and workmates - legislation to introduce marriage equality is what is needed in Australia and those who support marriage equality rights must move to see that... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebisciteequality and as a matter of equality for our sons and daughters and our friends
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscite
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 3 days ago
equality and as a matter of equality for our sons and daughters and our friends and workmates - legislation to introduce marriage equality is what is needed in Australia and those who support marriage equality rights must move to see that... Read more
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The North West Star
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebisciteequality and as a matter of equality for our sons and daughters and our friends
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscite
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
equality and as a matter of equality for our sons and daughters and our friends and workmates - legislation to introduce marriage equality is what is needed in Australia and those who support marriage equality rights must move to see that... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebisciteequality and as a matter of equality for our sons and daughters and our friends
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscite
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
equality and as a matter of equality for our sons and daughters and our friends and workmates - legislation to introduce marriage equality is what is needed in Australia and those who support marriage equality rights must move to see that... Read more
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The Border Mail
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebisciteequality and as a matter of equality for our sons and daughters and our friends
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscite
The Border Mail / Posted 3 days ago
equality and as a matter of equality for our sons and daughters and our friends and workmates - legislation to introduce marriage equality is what is needed in Australia and those who support marriage equality rights must move to see that... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Council support sought for ‘Yes’ campaignThe issue of whether supporting a marriage equality campaign is “council busine
Council support sought for ‘Yes’ campaign
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 days ago
The issue of whether supporting a marriage equality campaign is “council business” was discussed at a recent Kiama meeting. Kiama councillors have declared that the issue of whether to support a marriage equality campaign isn’t “council... Read more
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Western Advocate
Our say | Malcolm in a muddle on marriage vote dateSupporters of marriage equality could be excused for being cynical about the la
Our say | Malcolm in a muddle on marriage vote date
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Supporters of marriage equality could be excused for being cynical about the latest delay in the drawn-out national process on the issue. Supporters of marriage equality could be excused for being cynical about the latest delay in the drawn-out... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Plebiscite is pointless: Greensplebiscite is pointless,' Greens leader Richard Di Natale said. 'We already kn
Plebiscite is pointless: Greens
Sky News Australia / Posted 3 days ago
plebiscite is pointless,' Greens leader Richard Di Natale said. 'We already know there's overwhelming support for marriage equality in the community and in the parliament so it can't be seen as anything but a delay tactic.' Labor... Read more
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Junkee
Junk Explained: Are We Finally Getting Closer To Marriage Equality?Over the weekend reports emerged suggesting that Malcolm Turnbull had locked in
Junk Explained: Are We Finally Getting Closer To Marriage Equality?
Junkee / Posted 3 days ago
Over the weekend reports emerged suggesting that Malcolm Turnbull had locked in a date for a plebiscite on marriage equality. Despite promising that the vote would be held sometime this year it now appears as though the plebiscite will be held in... Read more
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Kiama Independent
The South Coast Regional Wrap | Tuesday, August 23, 2016would comfortably become law if parliamentarians were granted a free vote – wit
The South Coast Regional Wrap | Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 days ago
would comfortably become law if parliamentarians were granted a free vote – without the need for a plebiscite – analysis by marriage equality advocates shows. But a stalemate looms if the Turnbull government's proposed plebiscite fails to pass the... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Tuesday, August 23, 2016would comfortably become law if parliamentarians were granted a free vote – wit
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 days ago
would comfortably become law if parliamentarians were granted a free vote – without the need for a plebiscite – analysis by marriage equality advocates shows. But a stalemate looms if the Turnbull government's proposed plebiscite fails to pass the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Labor ramps up opposition to 'pointless' same-sex marriage plebisciteso-called representatives anyway". "The plebiscite is pointless," Senator Di N
Labor ramps up opposition to 'pointless' same-sex marriage plebiscite
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
so-called representatives anyway". "The plebiscite is pointless," Senator Di Natale said. "We already know there's overwhelming support for marriage equality in the community and in the parliament so it can't be seen as anything but a delay tacti... Read more
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Western Advocate
Tuesday, August 23, 2016would comfortably become law if parliamentarians were granted a free vote – wit
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
would comfortably become law if parliamentarians were granted a free vote – without the need for a plebiscite – analysis by marriage equality advocates shows. But a stalemate looms if the Turnbull government's proposed plebiscite fails to pass the... Read more
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Manning River Times
Tuesday, August 23, 2016would comfortably become law if parliamentarians were granted a free vote – wit
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Manning River Times / Posted 3 days ago
would comfortably become law if parliamentarians were granted a free vote – without the need for a plebiscite – analysis by marriage equality advocates shows. But a stalemate looms if the Turnbull government's proposed plebiscite fails to pass the... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Tuesday, August 23, 2016would comfortably become law if parliamentarians were granted a free vote – wit
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
would comfortably become law if parliamentarians were granted a free vote – without the need for a plebiscite – analysis by marriage equality advocates shows. But a stalemate looms if the Turnbull government's proposed plebiscite fails to pass the... Read more
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The Young Witness
Tuesday, August 23, 2016would comfortably become law if parliamentarians were granted a free vote – wit
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
The Young Witness / Posted 3 days ago
would comfortably become law if parliamentarians were granted a free vote – without the need for a plebiscite – analysis by marriage equality advocates shows. But a stalemate looms if the Turnbull government's proposed plebiscite fails to pass the... Read more
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