Article Title:"Gays have destroyed social cohesion"
Category:New Zealand Daily News
Author or News Staff
Published on:4th March 2004 - 12:00 pm
Story ID:2239
Text:The decriminalisation of homosexuality in New Zealand has driven a nail in the coffin of our social cohesion, writes NZ Herald columnist Garth George. In a column dedicated to listing all the reasons why New Zealand society is deteriorating, George lists homosexuality alongside abortion and “the proliferation of ‘human rights'”. Social cohesion “has at its fundamental building block the reproduction of the species by sexual intercourse between a married man and a woman within the security and nurture of the nuclear family”, says George. George, who has in the past linked decriminalisation of homosexuality with increases in the rate of murders in New Zealand, is also the gatekeeper for the Herald's reader correspondence, editing the letters page.    
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