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Monday, 20 August 2012
Page: 9025

Marriage

PETITION TO RETAIN THE DEFINITION OF MARRIAGE BETWEEN A MAN AND A 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 Marriage Act 2004 states "marriage means the union of a man and a woman to the exclusion of all others, voluntary entered into for life" which is the foundation upon which families are built and on which our Australian society stands.

To amend the definition of marriage to include same sex homosexual or lesbian "marriage" would be to change the very structure of our Australian society, especially the education system to the detriment of all, particularly children.

We, the undersigned citizens therefore request that any Marriage Equality Amendment Bill be opposed. And, as in duty bound, will ever pray.

from 176 citizens