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Thursday, 9 December 1993
Page: 4345


Senator MARGETTS (11.01 p.m.) —Anyone who has studied sociology knows that the definition of family is not set in concrete. It depends on the nature of the society and, in a changing society like ours, the definition of family is also changing. I think it shows an ignorance on the part of those who are opposing this amendment of what a family means and what it is defined as in sociological and realistic terms. We support the principles of this amendment, and we will be supporting the Democrats.