ACT same sex saga: round 3

Earlier this month, the ACT Legislative Assembly passed laws to allow for civil unions. This is the third time that it has gone down this path, this time on the initiative of the Greens with the support of the Labor government. The first time the then Howard Government vetoed the laws, then Rudd said that… Read More »Custom Single Post Header

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ACT same sex saga: round 3

Earlier this month, the ACT Legislative Assembly passed laws to allow for civil unions. This is the third time that it has gone down this path, this time on the initiative of the Greens with the support of the Labor government. The first time the then Howard Government vetoed the laws, then Rudd said that he would do the same.

Rudd has been reported, again, as saying that if the ceremony mimics that of marriage then the ALP will veto the legislation. It is likely that he will exercise the veto. This is despite both the Tasmanian and Victorian branches of the ALP calling for the Marriage Act to be amended to allow for same sex marriage, and the Victorian branch calling for the veto not to be exercised.

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