Katy Perry US pop star Katy Perry has taken Australian opposition leader Tony Abbot to task over his opposition to marriage equality for glbti Australians. Despite having an openly gay sister, Abbott opposes gay marriage, in contrast to election rival Kevin Rudd who has promise to introduce a pro-equality bill if elected. Speaking on a radio programme which gave Abbott the chance to interview Perry, the star deflected his bland questions with: ""I love you as a human being but I can't give you my vote," Perry said, adding: "I just don't believe in your policies so that's what a lot of people should be doing." As a US citizen Perry cannot actually vote in the forthcoming Australian general election. Earlier this week Abbott drew criticism when he stated of his opposition to marriage equality: "I'm not someone who wants to see radical change based on the fashion of the moment."
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First published: Friday, 16th August 2013 - 9:09pm
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