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Sunday, April 17, 2005

Greens introduce bill for same-sex marriage

HOBART — On April 12, the Greens introduced a bill into the Tasmanian parliament allowing for same-sex marriages and have called for a parliamentary committee to discuss the issue.

Despite calling the Greens’ move “a stunt”, Labor attorney-general Judy Jackson said that the issue should go to a committee for debate “if it can be shown that states” have the constitutional authority to adopt such legislation. She has called for legal advice.


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