Same-sex marriage debate starts in Senate

Same-sex marriage debate starts in Senate

Same-sex marriage debate starts in Senate

The push to change the law has moved to the parliament after 61.6 per cent of Australians voted "Yes" in an historic national postal survey.

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That bill is expected to be introduced in the Senate as early as tomorrow.

The former prime minister wasn't the only MP whose views on marriage were rebuffed by the people they purport to represent in parliament.

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Tony Abbott campaigned against same-sex marriage, claiming a "no" vote was a vote against political correctness.

"Many Australians voted "No" because they fear a world where they won't be able to live their identity", Senator Smith said.

Ms York holds on to hope that terms laid out by anti-same sex campaigners will be honoured if gay marriage is legalised.

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'I look forward to the Yes campaign.to honour their commitment that there would be no negative consequences and to fight to keep the freedoms of Australian people.

A marriage equality bill was introduced into parliament later on Wednesday.

Close to four fifths of eligible voters cast their ballots, with almost eight million people voting in favour of the historic change.

But he must first battle hardline elements within his own ruling coalition who have demanded extensive "religious freedom" exemptions that would roll back discrimination laws. The committee called on Australia to legislate for marriage equality regardless of the survey's outcome.

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Mr Andrews made the comments while arguing the Smith bill would allow bakers to refuse serving same-sex couples for a wedding if they were against same-sex marriage.

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