Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence. A majority of voters in Perth back same-sex marriage, though it's only a slim majority in Andrew Hastie's seat, Canning. Today was a great day for Australia and for me. The tweet came less than four hours after the same-sex marriage bill sailed through parliament in Canberra. Democracy Human rights Marriage equality Same-sex marriage. While age is the biggest indicator of voting intention 79 per cent of 15 to 39 year olds are in favour , education and religion and the next biggest indicators.
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Expert Database Find experts with knowledge in: Polls indicate popular support but issue has dragged on for more than a decade amid political wrangling. So if African Americans won't fill their media-designated role on gay marriage, what about Latinos? Keep updated on what they're doing to change the world. Obama, for his part, hasn't backed marriage for gays, but he did call Proposition 8 "divisive and discriminatory," whereas John McCain supports it. Same-sex marriage became legal in England, Wales and Scotland in , but it is not permitted in Northern Ireland.
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Liberal Party prime minister Malcolm Turnbull, who has personally voiced his support for marriage equality, is battling Right-wing colleagues who are against any changes to marriage laws. Their researched showed that the biggest supporters of legalising same-sex marriage in the US were women, younger people, more educated people and people living in urban areas. Australia's ambassador to France wasted little time Thursday after his country adopted same-sex marriage, popping the question to his longtime partner just hours later in a video posted on Twitter. Probation for kicking out at police officer News 9 hours ago. I am right to be afraid.
But not everyone voted, so what can we draw from the results? Because it's a voluntary survey, that will be determined by a mix of overall support and exactly which people are motivated to fill out and return their forms by the deadline. Can we conclude that a majority of eligible voters are in favour of same-sex marriage? With the vice president taking a higher profile on the campaign trail, the president has stepped in to assert his dominance. That would require linking these data with follow-up surveys and more detailed analysis. This Australian council is using smart technology to improve city services.