John Howard and Philip Ruddock are “obsessed with persecuting LGBT people”, lobbyists the Equal Rights Network (ERN) stated today.

The ERN were responding to this morning’s reintroduction of legislation which would ban same-sex marriage.

Attorney General Philip Ruddock reintroduced anti-gay marriage legislation less than 24 hours after the Senate agreed the matter should be dealt with by a committee. Ruddock argued there it was a matter of urgency because of two couples currently applying to have their o

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