In the last week the ACL has been quoted in the media on marriage, particularly on ACL Managing Director Jim Wallace’s comments made during a debate on gay marriage with Greens leader Christine Milne in Tasmania. ACL has also been mentioned in respect to Prime Minister Gillard’s decision to pull out of its National Conference as keynote speaker. See below for links to mentions in the media.

On Mr Wallace’s comments:

On the Prime Minister’s decision to back out of ACL’s National Conference:

Anglican Archbishop of Sydney Peter Jensen defended Mr Wallace’s comments, saying that it is necessary we have an open and respectful discussion on the statistics surrounding the lifespan of homosexuals. He appeared on ABC’s Q & A program.

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