Tuesday, May 20, 2008

California - Why civil unions will never be enough

OK, this is about the US and not Australia - but it's directly applicable to our situation here in Oz. Two quotes illustrate why.

'A law that denies a group of citizens equal access to a public
institution serves no other purpose than to declare that group to be
lesser. And this is why it is nonsense to say gays and lesbians can
enjoy equality before the law while they are barred from taking their
place in one of the most fundamental institutions .......marriage.'

Well, we know that's what the government and their Christian supporters think - they talk about ceremonies celebrating our unions as 'mimicking' marriage. In case you're in any doubt:


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