Article Title:Dunne in the Dark Ages
Category:New Zealand Daily News
Author or Credit:GayNZ.com News Staff
Published on:1st August 2003 - 12:00 pm
Published by:GayNZ.com
Story ID:1965
Text:United Future leader Peter Dunne's comments this week that the government is trying to change the way people think by supporting civil union legislation has been rubbished by the executive director of the Institute for Liberal Values. In an opinion piece for the New Zealand Herald, Jim Peron said that it appears that what really bothers Dunne is that civil union legislation will diminish his control over what other people think. Responding to Dunne's comments that civil unions were just a euphemism for allowing gay marriage, Peron said, “No doubt gay couples so united will consider themselves married. That is what he finds troubling...in this case, he's worried what gay couples will consider, or think, about their relationship... "{...gay civil unions, or prostitution for that matter, do not infringe Mr Dunne's rights. He is left free to think as he wishes, even if some of us believe his thinking is more indicative of the Dark Ages."    
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