Two of the laws of Leviticus The love between a man and a woman has the possibility of not just intimacy but also of the procreation of life. Similarly, Tony Abbott isn't necessarily wrong on occasions when he's sober just because he sometimes enjoys the company of Kevin Andrews and Peter Costello more than most people would imagine possible. But, it argued that depriving lesbians and gay men the tangible and intangible benefits of marriage is not only an act of discrimination — it also:. Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence. In the early days of this debate, Coalition backbencher Kevin Andrews made an analogy between same-sex couples and his cycling buddies.
The broader problem with slippery slope arguments is that defining precise limits on things is essentially what governments do.
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The premise would need to be re-stated: I also acted out Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? It unambiguously summed up its stance on the issue of whether or not same-sex parenting negatively impacts children: All love is equal This premise is false. Tone policing is a kind of "genetic fallacy", where you look at where an argument came from instead of what it says. Which means henceforth that there will be no legal basis for restrictions against a homosexual couple obtaining children in any way they choose, for such restrictions would constitute discrimination.