The vote has raised concerns that non-traditional families will be discriminated against. In Indonesia, declining secularism has led to deepening discrimination against the country's gay, lesbian and transgender communities. Gay and lesbian groups in Taiwan claimed a flood of deliberate disinformation was spread to confuse the public ahead of the Saturday's vote. And 75 per cent of votes in Warringah were in favour of gay marriage, a level of support eclipsed in New South Wales only by inner Sydney seats Wentworth, Grayndler and Sydney itself. Three referendum questions initiated by groups that opposed marriage equality passed, while those put forth by same-sex marriage advocates did not. The vote came about after the Coalition for Family submitted a petition with 3 million signatures proposing for the constitution to be amended.
Same-sex couples already have that.
Taiwan voters reject same-sex marriage
It is viewed as an alternative to using the civil code. Click to copy https: Remember "no cuts to education, no cuts to health, no change to pensions" six months before the Budget? With the government stuck, Taiwan's conservatives saw an opportunity to use the newly revised referendum law -- under which any suggested question that gets a minimum ofsignatures must be put to the people -- to stall same-sex marriage. Abbott didn't march out of the room and instruct the Australian Electoral Commission.
And if you change marriage, you change society; because marriage is the basis of family; and family is the foundation of community. The ruling gave Taiwanese lawmakers a two-year deadline to enshrine marriage equality into law, but the government reached a deadlock. He was merely kicking the can down the road. Gay and lesbian groups in Taiwan claimed a flood of deliberate disinformation was spread to confuse the public ahead of the Saturday's vote. Rear Window Print article.