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Australia’s PM Kevin Rudd gives ‘answer of the century’ on gay marriage

As the run up to the election heats up, the Christian leader of the Labor party tells a pastor exactly why he believes in equality\n

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6th September 2013 06:16

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Oceania

Australia’s Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has given a passionate speech on gay marriage, saying opposing it is similar to supporting slavery.

A pastor and Christian radio announcer on ABC’s Q&A program challenged the religious leader of the Labor party on Monday night (2 September).

He was asked, as a Christian, why he did not follow the teaching of the Bible on marriage.

Rudd said: ‘I concluded in my conscience, through an informed conscience, and a Christian conscience, it was the right thing to do.