Monthly Archives: March 2015

  • “Motherless Generation”- Australian Marriage Forum 2015

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    This is the second in a series of ads from the Australian Marriage Forum which gives the child-centred case against same-sex ‘marriage & parenting’. It reflects on the 1950s-1970s government policy of ‘forced adoption’, for...

  • Gay marriage cake case

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    The Independent 27 March 2015 The director of Christian-owned bakery which refused to make a cake bearing a pro-gay marriage slogan has said she knew in her heart she could not complete the order. Karen...

  • Why Won’t Liberals Talk about the Most Important Kind of ‘Privilege’ in America?

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    National Review 23 March 2015 It’s marriage. Much has been written about privilege in academic settings over the past few decades. There’s the privilege of wealth, and the advantages wealth confers if a baby is...

  • Why we’ll never support Amnesty International

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    The Irish Times 24 March 2015 Amnesty International has launched its campaign for a Yes vote in the referendum on marriage equality. The referendum on whether to allow marriage between gay couples takes place on...

  • Quote of the Week – Elton John

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    ‘It’s going to be heartbreaking for him to grow up and realise he hasn’t got a mummy’ Mail Online (UK) 16 May 2012 But he has!...

  • Dear Gay Community: Your Kids Are Hurting

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    The Federalist 17 March 2015 Gay community, I am your daughter. My mom raised me with her same-sex partner back in the ’80s and ’90s. She and my dad were married for a little while....

  • ‘Gay wedding cake’ case could set precedent for Muslims (UK)

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    The Independent 18 March 2015 A human rights lawyer has claimed that a potential ruling that would force a Christian bakery to bake a same-sex marriage cake could set a sweeping precedent – that could...

  • Opponents of gay marriage have the right to air their views too

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    Courier Mail 16 March 2015 We in the Australian Marriage Forum think the public debate on marriage needs to focus more on the rights of the child than the demands of adults. So we developed...

  • Dolce & Gabbana: ‘The Only Family Is The Traditional One’

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    New Civil Rights Movement 13 March 2015 Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, fashion design icons, business partners for decades, and a same-sex couple until they split several years ago, not only don’t support same-sex marriage,...

  • Rand Paul says gay marriage should have been replaced with ‘contracts’

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    The Independent 8 March 2015 Rand Paul has said calling same-sex unions marriage “offends” him and others and believes gay marriage should have been replaced by “contracts between adults”. The Senator, who is thought to...

  • Love Your Children

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    The ‘Love your children’ is a global campaign by Dads4Kids to help change the world....

  • Getting married before having children ‘boosts chances of staying together’ – study

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    The Telegraph 9 March 2015 Couples who get married before having children are more than 70 per cent more likely to stay together than those who do so after, new research claims. Meanwhile those who...

  • Backlash at pro-marriage ad broadcast on Mardi Gras night

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    The first TV ad in the Australian Marriage Forum’s campaign, “Think of the Child”. Broadcast in March 2015 during the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras this ad says there is no justice in ‘equality’...

  • Couples who stay together enjoy degree-equivalent boost to income

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    Marriage Foundation 1 March 2015 Staying together can have the same positive impact on subsequent income as having a degree, a new study by Marriage Foundation has found. Staying together can boost income by up...

  • Condoms given out at school

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    Stuff co.nz 1 March 2015 A high school handed out condoms to girls as young as 15 after a dozen girls returned from summer holidays pregnant. The controversial approach to family planning has come under...

  • Conscientious exemption at work

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    NZ Herald 1 March 2015 New Zealand troops will be allowed to “opt out” of going to Iraq. Five days after Prime Minister John Key announced 143 personnel would be sent to the Middle East...