Sunday, 16 July 2017

"Why should we ask permission to be married?" - gay Aussie mother alongside son (video)

It appears this is the direction I'm going tonight; why the fuck won't they let David and I get married?

This video is back in 2014 under Tony Abbott as PM (still calling the shots from the backbench BTW). In it the son has written by hand a letter to Tony Abbott questioning why Abbott won't allow his mum to get married in Australia. The mother at one point asked the poignant question, "Why should we ask permission to be married?" 

This was way before the Lieberal plebiscite idea, so that question I think was directed at the Abbott gov. Yet after the plebiscite fiasco it's almost a prophetic question ......