Australians have voted Yes for same-sex marriage laws
Australians have voted Yes for same-sex marriage laws
Same-Sex Marriage: 'Yes' Victory In Sight As Opponents Circle The Wagons
15 November, 2017, 01:24
If the official count of the same-sex marriage survey matches myriad opinion polls, same-sex Australian couples will be able to marry by Christmas.
When interviewed, Paterson said his bill would give people the right to "conscientiously object and not participate".
IT'S a red-letter day as Australia anxiously awaits the results of the same-sex marriage postal survey.
The high response - Ireland's national referendum on marriage equality had a 60.5% turnout - has many believing it points to a win for the "Yes" campaign.
This would lead to a parliamentary debate and a vote to determine the legalisation of same-sex marriage.
Almost 80% of eligible Australians took part in the voluntary poll and the outcome will be announced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics at 10am on Wednesday (local time). Newspoll results published yesterday saw the Yes vote climb to 63 per cent.
Australians have voted in support of same-sex marriage, paving the way for parliament to legalize gay unions before the end of the year.
Liberal Senator Dean Smith has said he will introduce a bill to parliament this week to legalize same-sex marriage. Given the combination of moderate Liberals, Labor and the Greens in the Senate, it's unlikely any conservative amendments would succeed.
"Australians will be voting for today", he told ABC radio.
Mr Turnbull's decision to use a private member's bill means there could be multiple bills put to the parliament, rather than a unified government proposal.
After months of fierce debate on both sides, supporters of marriage equality are expected to emerge victorious.
"A yes vote can not and should not and must not become a moment where others try to unravel existing anti-discrimination law", he said.
The government's own National Mental Health Commission issued warnings about the surveys effects which were not acknowledged publicly.
Senator Wong said it was hard to listen to a bloke who had long argued against the views held by the majority of the community to turn around and talk about the tyranny of the majority. But nothing requires the MPs to vote according to the survey. Most know that having given the public a say, that verdict must now be reflected in law.
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