Some opponents of the same-sex survey insist there has been too much debate. That is part of the reason why the controversy will not go away.
Its defeat, when every member of the Liberal and National parties voted against it, ensured that NSW would continue to be out of step with modern medical practice and community opinion.
We're so mentally feeble that we can't bear to be called a homophobe or a bigot or hear someone say that they believe gays will go to hell.
To make a properly informed choice about same-sex marriage (SSM), people need to be aware of the shortcomings.
More broadly, as a society we must stop trying to force other people to conform to our idea of what is safe, sensible or responsible.
Until we see the actual reasoning of the High Court, fiscal conservatives won't know whether the postal survey case represents a small backwards step or a more substantial shift away from parliamentary oversight.
These are the cases highlighted by media promoting the feminist position that all sexual activity involving an intoxicated woman is sexual assault as she cannot give consent.
Islamic communities within suburbia in our major cities seem to have struck an alliance with Labor and the Greens.
Indeed, if marriage were simply about love, it would render all the legal infrastructure redundant.
If Austin is keen to do a 'Media Watch' review of reporting on the QUT case, he would do well to refresh his memory of the ABC's and Fairfax media's coverage.
The role of Judge Glen E Conrad of the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia, Charlottesville Division has been overlooked in public consideration of the appalling breakdown of public order in Charlottesville on 12 August 2017.
Although 18C was opposed by the Coalition when it was introduced by the Keating Government in 1994, it remained a ‘sleeper’ until recent events.