Same sex marriage: Anglican Diocese of Sydney donates $1m to No campaign

Same sex marriage: Anglican Diocese of Sydney donates $1m to No campaign, by Joe Keely.

“I consider the consequences of removing gender from the marriage construct will have irreparable consequences for our society, for our freedom of speech, our freedom of conscience and freedom of religion,” [Archbishop Glenn Davies] said.

“It is disingenuous to think otherwise.”

“We find ourselves being moved in a more libertarian direction under the influence of those who want to abandon the mores of the past.”

“These permissive forces who espouse the virtue of tolerance are seeking to impose restrictions upon those who wish to maintain the values on which our nation has been founded.” …

It was revealed last month that Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce had personally donated $1 million to the Yes campaign in support of same sex marriage.

Big donations are even: gay CEO $1m, archbishop $1m.

hat-tip Stephen Neil