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BREAKING: The Abbott Government Has Just Announced No Free Vote on Marriage Equality!! PLEASE SIGN PETITION

Society & Culture  (tags: Equal marriage rights, gay marriage, Australia, Abbott )

- 1314 days ago -
Many Australians will be hurt tonight. Typical of a government that is incapable of showing leadership or compassion. It gives legitimacy to those who stand on the wrong side of history and still think itâEUR(TM)s okay to treat people different


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Animae C (507)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 5:41 am
Post codes;
5067, 5001, 5068

Sheryl G (359)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 6:04 am
This is something that I expect from Abbott......sadly some of you knew this before he was elected. I certainly did sign the petition.

Even as crazy as we are in the USA we have marriage equality finally. Even Ireland, which was a shocker as it is still illegal to receive an abortion if the woman is going to die. You can do it Australia, just keep up the pressure.

Solitary Eagle (324)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 6:31 am
Signed, thanks AniMae.

Paulinha Russell (80)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 6:34 am

Terrie Williams (798)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 7:05 am

Rosie Adams (340)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 7:20 am
Noted, signed and shared, AniMae.

Pat B (356)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 7:43 am
Thanks, signed.!!

Mary T (356)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 7:50 am
Thank you AniMae - signed, noted and shared

SylvieBusy A (190)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 7:57 am
Noted & signed.

Ljiljana Milic (115)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 8:02 am
Signed > Ljiljana, Thank you for adding your voice to the campaign to see Australia end marriage discrimination and to celebrate love.
& Thank you AniMae

Barbara Y (47)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 8:17 am
Signed & Noted... TY AniMae

Sue H (7)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 8:42 am
Noted and signed, thanks.

Charmaine Shannon (38)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 9:05 am
Noted and Signed, Thanks AniMae !!

Charmaine Shannon (38)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 9:19 am
Just wanted you to know that after MUCH THOUGHT I decided to "SHARE" !!!! My conclusion was "EVERYONE DESERVES the Right to a CHOICE" !! What is "WRONG" to some really dosen't make it "WRONG" to ALL ......

Thank-You once again !!

Nicole W (646)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 9:35 am
ty AniMae Chi

Evelyn B (63)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 9:41 am

Heidi Walderra (163)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 9:46 am

Past Member (0)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 9:46 am
Noted and signed
Thank you AniMae

Past Member (0)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 9:47 am
Signed-thx AniMae

Annette M (45)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 9:58 am
Signed AniMae! Thanks for posting! Let Love Win!!!

Annette M (45)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 10:01 am
If you live outside of Australia, you can use post code 0000.

Angelika R (143)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 11:15 am
Absolutely signed-but will it change this decision? Good for Janet Rice for calling this action and AniMae for posting, thx!
Now, Australia has gained another top slot on the shit list.

Angelika R (143)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 11:15 am
Let me rephrase that, meant the Abbot govt., not Australia as a whole!

Lynn S (235)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 11:34 am

Arlene C (28)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 11:37 am
Signé et bonne journée AnMae

Kathryn M (108)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 11:39 am
Signed. I found that those outside Australia can enter 0000 for a postcode!

cynthia l (207)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 11:54 am
Love is love

Birgit W (160)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 12:22 pm

Jeanne B (28)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 12:27 pm
The time for gay marriage has arrived, worldwide. I think we've all been amazed how well the populations of countries sometimes considered very conservative welcomed it. It means the time is right. Australia's government is just missing an opportunity to write history rather and will just have to catch up a bit later.

donna m (97)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 12:51 pm

William Barratt (49)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 1:51 pm

Past Member (0)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 2:51 pm
Noted, signed--thanks AniMae.

Angelika Kempter (96)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 3:09 pm
Signed-thank you AniMae

S J (124)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 3:30 pm
thanks AniMae

Rose Becke (141)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 5:04 pm
Signed of course

Abbott is a bloody moron

Mitchell D (82)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 6:18 pm
N and S.
More damned Republican inroads?

Roslyn McBride (28)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 7:02 pm
Signed, thanks, AniMae.

Ted W (127)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 7:13 pm
Noted, forwarded, signed and shared ulyta-liberally across four networks! Many thanks AniMae sweety for sharing this one and helping get the word out!

Leanne B (46)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 8:28 pm

Giana Peranio - Paz (398)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 8:34 pm
Noted and signed, thanks AniMae

. (0)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 9:02 pm
S&N. If Australian, email your MP if he's LNP, saying subtly and implying you are a swinging voter, that you will influence family, friends, and colleges in the electorate not to vote for them if they continue to ignore the right for gay marriage equality. This is WAY MORE effective than signing a petition. Thanks, Animae for posting.

Mandi T (366)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 10:15 pm

Rose Becke (141)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 11:23 pm
He is a smug homophobic

MmAway M (522)
Wednesday August 12, 2015, 2:49 am
OK darling I signed~

Carol Bischoff (409)
Wednesday August 12, 2015, 3:31 am
Noted and signed.

Lisa T tally (67)
Wednesday August 12, 2015, 4:09 am
#Loveislove .......indeed it is, A.M.E.N.
Im with ya, AniMae!!! xo

. (0)
Wednesday August 12, 2015, 4:16 am
In my comment I meant business colleagues, not colleges......sorry!

Edwin M (346)
Wednesday August 12, 2015, 4:18 am
Thanks AniMae, signed

mario bouton (85)
Wednesday August 12, 2015, 5:11 am
Signed!Thank you AniMae!

Frans B (582)
Wednesday August 12, 2015, 6:35 am
Signed - thanks AniMae

Gloria picchetti (304)
Wednesday August 12, 2015, 9:08 am
Signed and shared.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday August 12, 2015, 9:35 am
Petition Signed! Thanks, AniMae!

Dogan Ozkan (2)
Wednesday August 12, 2015, 11:15 am
noted and signed

Vivian B (169)
Wednesday August 12, 2015, 1:23 pm
Glady signed, shared and noted. And thanks for the postal codes! It wouldn't go thru till I put that code in, of course.
Australia needs to catch up with the rest of the free world!

Roger G (148)
Wednesday August 12, 2015, 5:27 pm
signed, twitted, plusoned and noted thanks

Laurie H (818)
Wednesday August 12, 2015, 8:55 pm
Signed & Shared with Many Thanks AniMae & Ted for sending too!~~

Sandra Ferri (114)
Thursday August 13, 2015, 12:54 am
N&S TY AniMae xoxo

Anne M (221)
Thursday August 13, 2015, 3:17 am

Thursday August 13, 2015, 6:58 am
Action completed. Thank you AniMae!

Elena J (191)
Thursday August 13, 2015, 7:17 am

Michael Mattson (137)
Thursday August 13, 2015, 9:54 am
Noted, signed and tweeted! Thanks, AniMae!

Helga Ganguly (138)
Thursday August 13, 2015, 6:48 pm
Signed and hoping you throw the bumb out soon. Australian citizens aren't so cruel.It takes official a++hol=es to do that.

Danuta Watola (1251)
Friday August 14, 2015, 1:50 pm

Ben B (18)
Friday August 14, 2015, 4:48 pm
Signed & noted, thanks AniMae for posting.
This marks a new, though not unexpected, low for the Abbott government, which just shows Abbott's niggardly, obstinacy with respect to LGBTI people and issues, despite his sister's lesbian sexuality. He is truly a troglodyte when it comes to social justice issues of marginalised communities. He and his conservative political allies are well behind and out of step with the majority of Australians on this issue. More than 60% are in favour of marriage equality.
Marriage equality will likely only be achieved by a change in government and that day can not come soon enough.

Ondine J (134)
Sunday August 16, 2015, 4:11 am
Noted and signed, thanks for the forward AniMaeChi.

Barbara T (431)
Sunday August 16, 2015, 1:07 pm
It really must be a matter of time, before Australia finally catches up with the 20th-21st century.
However, it's SAD for those who now have to WAIT. How ANTI-FAMILY can you get?!

The Catholic Church, surprisingly, has played a major part in Australian politics. [Came over with the Convicts, I guess.]
However, they are now, as elsewhere, RAPIDLY LOSING INFLUENCE as they are losing their numbers of adherents. The Catholic Church in Australia, as elsewhere, is NOW BEING INVESTIGATED for its more-than-disgusting Crimes against Children, such as Priestly Pedophiles being moved from Parish to Parish, and for selling "Orphans" who weren't really orphans, to rich Catholics abroad, etc. etc. etc. The USUAL HORRORS the Church has perpetrated all over the world.
The Holy Roman Catholic Church is making a DESPERATE LAST GASP stand against Gay Marriage, and the Abbott govt is PANDERING to them... but I don't think, in the LONG run, it will do EITHER of them any good...

I just feel for the LGBTQI people in Australia, but they are STRONG FIGHTERS...

Diane K (134)
Saturday August 22, 2015, 6:54 am
Signed. thx AniMaeChi!

Liv B (0)
Tuesday September 1, 2015, 5:32 am
Signed and shared on FB, thanks AniMae.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 20, 2016, 1:37 am

Darren Woolsey (218)
Monday June 13, 2016, 12:59 pm
Some interesting comments in this thread AniMae.

In simple terms, the female and male have a mixture of masculine and feminine energy, which reinforces or validates, not that they need it, the LGBTQ community.

ERIKA S (58)
Saturday September 10, 2016, 1:59 am
Thank you for adding your voice to the campaign to see Australia end marriage discrimination.

Darren Woolsey (218)
Saturday September 10, 2016, 6:48 am
Campaign still active, so reshared over social media.

Darren Woolsey (218)
Thursday September 15, 2016, 1:40 am
Reshared petition over social media, AniMae

Animae C (507)
Thursday September 15, 2016, 7:54 am
Thanx so much for resharing Darren

Darren Woolsey (218)
Saturday September 17, 2016, 6:46 am
Reshared petition again over social media, AniMae
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