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Thursday, 11 June 2015

Married couple threaten divorce if gay marriage is legalised in Australia: 'The Project' - VIDEO

So, this couple you've likely been reading about all day...

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The Canberra couple is threatening to divorce if same-sex marriage is legalised in Australia. Nick and Sarah Jensen, who have just celebrated their 10-year wedding anniversary, will continue to live together and refer to each other as husband and wife but get divorced.

As you will see from the below, those super smart people on 'The Project' (and how awesome is Waleed Aly in executing an argument, especially one that involves legal jargon), their 'stand' is full of a gazillion holes. (Also, doing something so un-Christian in protest - get divorced? Yeah, I don't get it…)


Here is the accompanying article as it appeared on 'The Project' site:

A Canberra couple is threatening to divorce if same-sex marriage is legalised in Australia.

But Nick and Sarah Jensen, who have just celebrated their 10-year wedding anniversary, will continue to live together and refer to each other as husband and wife.

"As Christians, we believe marriage is not a human invention," Mr Jensen wrote in the Canberra City News on Thursday.
The couple view marriage as a fundamental order of creation and part of God's intimate story for human history.

"My wife and I, as a matter of conscience, refuse to recognise the government's regulation of marriage if its definition includes the solemnisation of same-sex couples," Mr Jensen said.

"If parliament voted to change the timeless and organic definition of marriage, it would have moved against the fundamental and foundational building block of Australian society and, indeed, human culture everywhere.

Read the rest of the article here.

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