Love between gay individuals is recognised through marriage from 2 and 6. The assertion of equal recognition of homosexual unions and marriage between a man and a woman assumes that the relationships are the same. Monday 4 September Connect Upload Contact Us. It follows that there is no injustice in rejecting the proposed re-definition of marriage. Show 25 25 50 All.
Similarly, Tony Abbott isn't necessarily wrong on occasions when he's sober just because he sometimes enjoys the company of Kevin Andrews and Peter Costello more than most people would imagine possible.
Same-Sex "Marriage" Is Not a Civil Right
The broader problem with slippery slope arguments is that defining precise limits on things is essentially what governments do. The law encompasses the relationship only in a legal way. The race to rescue a once-in-a-lifetime dinosaur discovery from an outback creek bed Staffer banned from Parliament after scuffle left senator with hand injury 'Extreme' porn raised in dramatic start to Claremont serial killer hearing photos Car being chased by police veers onto wrong side of highway killing motorbike rider 'Last year we opened it': If homosexual relationships are, in this manner, legally recognized as marriages, no realities will change. The point is that even in contract law, the law plays only a limited role in the relationship. Marriage is a human right, but it is reserved for heterosexual relationships since it is through the very nature of such relationships that families can be formed. Other points in response to counter-objections are:
But let's answer his question. But some of the arguments proposed by the No case betray discomfort with those relationships in general. Discover More About Public Justice: If you don't like political correctness, vote no — because voting no will help to stop political correctness in its tracks. She is treated as merely a baby incubator with no emotional attachment to the child she is bearing. Eric Abetz suggested that marriage equality could subsequently lead to people marrying the Harbour Bridge because "why not? A marriage and a homosexual relationship are two different kinds of relationships and it is a misuse of civil rights law to use that law to try to blot out the difference between two different kinds of things.