People told me about this but it’s taken me until now to follow it up.
“Plans by the Liberal Party in Western Australia to repeal homosexual rights reforms have prompted a gay rights group to call for a national bill of rights.
WA’s Liberal Party leader Colin Barnett has been told to expect an election campaign backlash from gay rights groups, after he confirmed he intended to repeal reforms if elected premier next year.
Included in his plans are pledges to raise the age of consent for gay males from 16 to 18, ban adoption and IVF services for gay and lesbian couples, and deny them access to the Family Court.
The Equal Rights Network (ERN) has called for a national bill of rights, saying Australians deserved to have fundamental rights such as access to the courts enshrined in the constitution to protect them against “wayward political parties”. ” (n.c.a)