Columnist Angela Shanahan debates gay marriage on 3AW Mornings
An anti gay marriage advocate has debated the issue of same-sex marriage and the plebiscite on 3AW Mornings.
It comes after Opposition Leader Bill Shorten announced yesterday Labor would block the same-sex marriage plebiscite in the Senate, saying he could ‘not in good conscience’ support it.
Columnist with The Australian Angela Shanahan, who has a gay son, says she didn’t oppose civil unions.
But she said she didn’t believe they should be on the same ‘legal and moral plane’ as marriage between a heterosexual couple.
‘In a nutshell only heterosexual relationships can of themselves produce a child,’ she said.
‘So therefore marriage is naturally heterosexual, it aways has been.’
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