If you were told that the Cancer Council along with the Australian Medical Association were campaigning for more cancer, you would want to know what the hell is going on.
The legal definition of what constitutes incitement to hatred, serious contempt, severe ridicule or even offence has changed radically as the legal system has recognised homosexual relationships.
Failing to seek children and young people's views about marriage equality contravenes the Australian Government's duty under article 12 of the 'Convention on the Rights of the Child'.
It's important to realise that you don't need a wedding to have a marriage. Registration of the marriage is simply a voluntary public declaration about the relationship.
The balance of evidence from the strongest research, with large representative sampling, does not support same-sex parenting.
The tolerant brigades had disappeared, and the revolutionary pugilists, behind the comfort of a tweet, were coming out.
Discrimination based on sexual orientation, including through a prohibition on same-sex marriage, is like racism.
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.