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Video: Australian PM Tony Abbott tongue tied over gay marriage questions from high school students

The Prime Minister of Australia earlier this week perhaps regretted his decision to talk to a group of high school students in the grounds of Parliament House.

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16th March 2014 01:02

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Oceania

After agreeing to a Q&A session, Abbott was asked tough questions by the Year 9 students of Newtown High School of the Performing Arts.

The encounter was filmed and uploaded to YouTube by one of the students in the group.

One girl asked: “Why are you so against legalising gay marriage?” after which the crowd loudly cheered.

Watch the video here

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