Article Title:Dunne equates gay marriage with child sex
Category:New Zealand Daily News
Author or News Staff
Published on:25th May 2004 - 12:00 pm
Story ID:2340
Text:United Future leader Peter Dunne has equated gay marriage with child sex in his latest attack on the government. Dunne believes that the government's proposal to decriminalise sex acts between minors is part of the anti-family agenda. “By proposing that 12-year-olds having sex be legalised, the Government that has tried to bring lesbian dads and gay marriages has yet again shown that it has no respect for the New Zealand family and the real protection of our children,” says Dunne. United Future's gay-bashing campaign, which has recently included a nationwide series of press advertisements paid for by the taxpayer describing legal recognition of same-sex relationships as “silliness” has achieved little traction for Dunne and his Christian cohorts. A One News Colmar Brunton poll on Sunday night showed that United Future was polling close to the margin of error at 1 per cent, the poorest-performing party.    
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