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Dec 16, 2007 Quickie Link: Labor's 'Secret Plan' to Recognize Gay Unions
By vanrozenheim

(Australia) - After being elected into power less than a month ago, The Sunday Telegraph has reported that senior ministers of the Labor party are considering plans to legalize same-sex civil unions after an election promise of state based relationship registers is successfully implemented. Speaking to the Telegraph, Professor Kerryn Phelps said that she had received confirmation from several ministers in the Rudd government, and that civil unions will be introduced “slowly and gradually”. “Their reaction to it was they were committed to eliminating discrimination and ensuring real equality and not a watered-down version. Not proceeding with Gay marriages or civil unions would be a watered-down version of equality.

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