Marriage Law in Australia - A Brief Survey

One of the arguments raised in the ongoing discussion here in Australia over “gay marriage” is that the Howard Government's Marriage Amendment Bill 2004 [pdf] imposed an unfair and unnecessary restriction upon the understanding of marriage in Australia. The Bill was quite simple – here's the original text: Schedule 1—Amendment of the Marriage Act 1961 1  […]

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More Comedy from John Cleese

The Christian Institute are very keen to let us know that John Cleese has fearlessly dived into the field of theology and prounounced, Some of the fundamentalist Christians, seem to be performing or practising a kind of Christianity that I don't think would be recognised by Christ. I don't think Christ said a lot about […]

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Extending the Debate on “Gay Marriage”

Last week's local paper, the Mosman Daily, ran an article in the lead-up to the annual Sydney Mardi Gras parade on the topic of “gay marriage”. A local activist had done his work and managed to get some soundbites in,   Gay marriage ban a waste of pollie time     POLITICIANS should focus on […]

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When is it NOT a “Christian Voice”?

Answer: When it's simply legalism. The Daily Mail (not that we want to hold them up as the bastion of consistently objective, unsensational reporting) has a stunning article today on a truth that many in UK evangelicalism have known for a while, Stephen Green [wiki] of “Christian Voice” is a bit of a nasty man. […]

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