Dear Mr Shorten, I noticed your comments on Twitter about the rainbow seen over Parliament House as the Liberal party was discussing their course of action on Same Sex Marriage (SSM). I thought I’d let the dust settle a little before I wrote. I hope you’ll indulge me in a little bit of Old Testament […]
I started this series by asking ‘What is marriage?’. I have argued that it involves two people of the opposite sex, and innately excludes same sex couples. I’ve offered reasons for this in an attempt to show why we should not change the definition of marriage. (See previous articles: What is Marriage? Part 1, Part […]
Our bodies are different, our muscles are different, our brains are different, and despite the remarkable ability of men and women to adapt to new situations, we have different things to offer when it comes to growth and nurturing of children.
My definition, largely taken from Sherif Gergis and Ryan T Anderson, is a definition that describes marriage as a relationship that is very different from any other human relationship or living arrangement.
The case for answering this question can seem very straightforward. If two people love each other, why shouldn’t they be allowed to marry?
Dear Prime Minister Re: Bills to redefine marriage so as to allow ‘same-sex marriage’ As leaders of Australia’s major religions we write to express the grave concerns that we, and those who share our various faiths, share regarding Bills that have or will be introduced into the Federal Parliament to change the definition of marriage […]