First anti gay marriage ad airs in Australia - Julie Bishop blames Labor -Today Show- #auspol #vote
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has defected blame onto the Labor party after the first anti same-sex marriage television ad aired across the country last night.
She claimed the "debate would have been over" had the party backed a plebiscite or legislated for same-sex marriage itself.
The ad, created by the Coalition for Marriage, links marriage equality to sex education in schools and features three purportedly concerned mothers.
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In an appearance on the TODAY Show this morning, co-host Karl Stefanovic pointed out the reaction to the ad had been heated and was "the very thing we were trying to avoid".
"Let me make two points," Ms Bishop said.
"Had Labor backed our plebiscite legislation in the first place, this debate would have been over last February.
"If Labor had backed same-sex marriage when it was in government, but it didn't, this debate would have been over.
Read More : - http://www.9news.com.au/national/2017/08/29/22/08/first-anti-same-sex-marriage-ad-air-across-the-country
Source - Today Show - Channel 9 Australia
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