Tagged: same sex

Nonsense from Sensible Sentencing Trust Spokesperson - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Jan 20, 2013

It was reported in the Sunday Star Times today that Sensible Sentencing Trust spokesperson, Garth McVicar has submitted to Parliament that a change in the law allowing same sex marriage will “ultimately have detremental (sic) effect on crime at all levels“. I really had thought I had seen all the stupid arguments against same sex marriage, but this … Read More

Heterosexual Marriage Better? Australian Medical Association Disagrees. - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds May 14, 2012

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has distanced itself from  “Doctors for the Family”, a group of around 150 doctors who have written to the Australian Senate Inquiry into the Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2010 claiming that same sex marriage is a health risk and that children of same sex couples were disadvantaged (go here for an ABC report on this topic). The … Read More

Stupid Arguments against Same-Sex Marriage - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Mar 18, 2012

While a number of countries around the world allow same-sex marriages, there are many others where gay and lesbian couples are fighting for the right to have their relationships recognised in the same way as heterosexual couples. Opposing this, are many right wing and/or religious groups who repeatedly make some of the most absurd arguments against gay marriage including: 1)   … Read More