Libertarian and editor of Spiked Brendan O'Neill took issue with Senator Dastyari's comments and said the gay marriage debate had "an ugly, intolerant streak to it".
"Anyone who opposes it is demonised, harassed. We have seen people thrown out of jobs because they criticise gay marriage," he said.
"People are going to traditional cake shops and saying, 'Hey you stupid Christians, make this cake for me'. If they don't, they call the police [and bring] equality cases.
"It is a 21st century form of religious persecution. It is horrendous."
Every child comes from and needs BOTH a mother and a father. Same-sex "marriage" intentionally keeps either a mother or a father from the child. Government should protect the child through upholding traditional marriage.
There is “a time to be silent, and a time to speak”. (Ecclesiastes 3:7). Now is the time to speak, so please speak up and defend children, truth and freedom. Craig Manners
“What the world needs most is a voice that courageously speaks the truth, not when the world is right, but a voice that speaks the truth when the world is wrong.” Fulton Sheen
True marriage offers true equality for children. Every child comes from and needs BOTH a Mum and a Dad. Every human being has dignity and deserves respect. All sorts of relationships can be respected at law without having to change marriage laws. In fact that has been the case legally for many years. The simple fact remains though that not every relationship is marriage.