Upholding our values
Friday, 11 August 2017
Former Wimbledon champion Margaret Court has again weighed in on the same-sex marriage debate as Australia prepares for a non-binding postal vote on the issue.
Her controversial comments earlier this year sparked both outrage and support from different sides of the argument.
In the video above, hear from Mrs Court as she talks about gay rights, lesbians in tennis and religion.
The controversy began with a letter Mrs Court wrote to the The West Australian letters to the editor section. With the announcement this week of the postal vote on the gay marriage issue, Mrs Court has again written to the newspaper.
This is her letter:1)Friday, 11 August 2017 9:13 AM see Article Link: thewest.com.au Article Title: Margaret Court says people migrated to Australia because of its moral values – don’t change them for gay marriage
It is disappointing Australia has to go to any vote on same-sex marriage. We have, ever since foundation, been a proud nation, a nation which people migrated to — to the extent that it eventually had to be restricted.
Australia’s moral values are the envy of the world; nobody wants to leave and there are plenty in the queue wanting to get in. If we have to vote, let us vote no to gay marriage for the sake of Australia, our children and our children’s children.
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