But allow me to make the case for traditional marriage as being between one man and one woman, writes Michael Jensen.The passing of the Irish referendum on same-sex marriage has triggered a round of Australian advocates announcing that it is now "our turn".Is Dev Ops helping organizations reduce costs and time-to-market for software releases? Find out in this Information Week and Interop ITX infographic on the state of Dev Ops in 2017.We are told there are those in favour of same-sex marriage, and then there are the bigots.Another is that I stand adamantly against the bullying and vilification of people of minority sexual identities.Nevertheless, I don't think that the case for change is anywhere near as convincing as its proponents think it is.
In which case, what same-sex couples will have will not be the same as what differently sexed couples now have.The Leader of the Opposition, Bill Shorten, in line with the new ALP dogma, has announced that he is introducing a private members bill into Parliament next Monday. I believe we have to change this law which discriminates against adult couples on the basis of who they love. The terms in which the pro-marriage redefinition case are stated make it sound as inevitable as the dawn, and as unstoppable as the tide.He has said: It's time for our laws to reflect the values of modern Australia and to include everyone as equals ... And these same terms make opposing a redefinition of marriage sound primitive and even barbaric.It isn't automatically wrong to discriminate In fact, it may be the case that offering supposedly "equal" treatment is incoherent, as it is in this case.It is crucial to notice that the proposed revision of marriage laws involves exactly that: a revision of marriage.