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Monday, 19 March 2012
Page: 3191

Marriage

RETAIN THE DEFINITION OF MARRIAGE BETWEEN MAN AND WOMAN

To the Honourable Speaker and Members of the House of Representatives:

We, the undersigned citizens draw to the attention of the House of Representatives assembled, that the definition of marriage as "a union between one man and one woman to the exclusion of all others, voluntarily entered into for life" is the foundation upon which our families are built and on which our society stands. To alter the definition of marriage to include same-sex "marriage", as proposed by the Marriage Equality Amendment Bill, would be to change the very structure of society to the detriment of all, especially children.

We, the undersigned citizens therefore request that the Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2009, he opposed.

from 40 citizens