Australian voters overwhelmingly approved the introduction of same-sex marriage tuesday, with 62% in agreement and 31% saying no nearly 79% of eligible voters mailed in a ballot the outcome is a win for prime minister malcolm turnbull, who called a referendum after the country's conservative. The bible's yes to same-sex marriage: an evangelical's change of heart [mark achtemeier] on amazoncom his skills as a distinguished biblical scholar, his pastor's heart, and his personal integrity, mark achtemeier carefully explores what scripture says, and does not say, about same-sex relationships and marriage. Australians have voted an overwhelming yes to marriage equality, with 616 per cent of more than 12 million voters supporting changes to the marriage laws. From september to november, australians had the opportunity to have their say on whether same-sex couples should be allowed to marry in an expensive. When it comes to same sex marriage, the hunter says 'yes. Canberra, australia—australians have endorsed same-sex marriage in a nonbinding national vote, delivering a win for the country's conservative leader that may yet come at the cost of a rebellion by right-wing lawmakers in his coalition after a divisive two-month campaign that included a court. Marriage equality could be legal by christmas after 616% of participants in the voluntary survey approve a change to the law. Australia is set to legalize same-sex marriage before the end of the year after voters emphatically backed the move in a nationwide survey.
A rally for marriage equality on september 10 in sydney, australia photo: lisa maree williams/ getty images australia has voted yes in favour of same-sex marriage the australian bureau of statistics says 7,817,247 people – 616% of the vote, said yes the no vote was 384% the results of the marriage. It's 616 per cent yes to 384 per cent no yes, the hard right of the coalition conjured the survey up for its own purposes, but it should have been obvious how that would backfire this result in favour of marriage equality is a clear public statement against homophobia and will finalise the issue far more. On november 15, 2017 the results from the same sex marriage postal survey were announced featuring the babadook subscribe:. Five organisations focused on children's rights and welfare have joined forces to urge australians to vote yes in the current postal survey on same-sex marriage the australian council of social services, save the children, early childhood australia, relationships australia and good shepherd australia.
The process for a historic free vote on same-sex marriage is now formally underway in federal parliament after australians delivered a resounding yes vote in the national postal survey. For now we are going to bloody well celebrate here are some twitter reactions: such a beautiful moment as australia say yes to same-sex marriage so happy # marriageequality pictwittercom/mjycgtvdoe — ️️ً (@mywasteddream) november 14, 2017 labor senator penny wong with colleagues pat.
Australia has followed ireland in voting in favour of legalising same-sex marriage by 616% to 384. The results of the australian marriage law postal survey are in despite the voluntary nature of the survey, 12,727,920 (795%) eligible australians voted by a margin of 616% to 384%, australians have said “yes” to the proposition: should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry.
Almost all major australian newspapers say yes to marriage equality only a handful of papers are still fence-sitting on the postal plebiscite on marriage equality (guess which ones) emily watkins — media reporter. Australia has voted “yes” as was widely expected, a decisive majority of australians cast a ballot in favor of legalizing same-sex unions in a nonbinding plebiscite whose results were announced on nov 15 an estimated 61 percent of voters approved marriage equality, while just 38 percent voted against. Australia has responded to the question on gay marriage with a landslide response of 616 per cent 'yes' as i heard the news, i felt much like the citizen of a nation deeply disagreeing with its actions (those of the lgbtqi community) as a celibate gay or 'side b' christian, i deeply disagree with my own. (updated) same-sex couples could be able to marry by christmas, but first parliament must adopt legislation giving the non-binding vote result the force of law.
Speaking after the result, australia prime minister malcolm turnbull said it had been an overwhelming response in favor of yes and called for same-sex marriage to be legalized before christmas they voted 'yes' for fairness, they voted 'yes' for commitment, they voted 'yes' for love and now it is up to us. Turnbull promised that same-sex marriage will 'sail through parliament' but it's not that simple. The majority of australians have supported same-sex marriage in the australian bureau of statistics' postal survey - 616 per cent yes to 384 per cent no a yes result of over 60 per cent was returned in every single state and territory except new south wales, which had a yes result of nearly 58 per cent.
However, some lawmakers vowed to vote down any bill on gay marriage regardless of the results of the survey conservatives are also expected to fight for religious protections in any same-sex legislation that may be proposed i think it's important to realize and to recognize that the yes campaign said all. Call it the realisation of a time and place from which, finally, we can see a glad day coming when australians can look back and wonder what the fuss was all about. Two men kiss as they participate in an event supporting a 'yes' vote in the postal survey australia has said yes to same-sex marriage years of divisive public and political debate came to a head on wednesday when the results of the malcolm turnbull government's postal survey were announced by the.
Australia has voted yes to same-sex marriage the results of the postal vote were revealed by the australian bureau of statistics' chief statistician david kalisch this morning mr kalisch said 12,727,920 australians voted in the survey, which is 795 per cent of eligible voters an overwhelming 616 per cent. One nation leader pauline hanson has released a statement following the historic announcement of the same-sex marriage survey results, saying she and the party “acknowledged” the response “senator hanson and all one nation senators acknowledge the australian public's response to the same-sex. A bill to change australia's marriage act passed the house of representatives on 7 december 2017, meaning same-sex couples will be able to marry from january 2018 the vote came following the country's marriage law postal survey in which 616 per cent of respondents said 'yes' to changing the law. Sydney (reuters) - australians voted overwhelmingly in favour of same-sex marriage in a national survey, paving the way for legislation to make the country the 26th nation to formalise the unions and sparking colourful celebrations on wednesday supporters of the 'yes' vote for marriage equality.