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Watch: Australian Prime Minister’s Passionate Defense of Marriage Equality

Post submitted by Eric Cameron, HRC Digital Media Specialist

In a televised Q&A session Monday in advance of upcoming Australian elections, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd made a clear and passionate defense of his support for marriage equality.

Responding to a question about Christian concerns over same-sex marriage, Rudd cited universal love as the fundamental principle of the New Testament and said that he concluded "through an informed conscience and a Christian conscience that [supporting same-sex marriage] was the right thing to do."

Watch Rudd lay out his argument in the video below.

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