Archived from the original on 19 June You don't need any bible to tell you that. Adoption - involves taking a child into one's family through legal means and then raising that child as one's own child. The five-judge court ruled unanimously that the common-law definition of marriage was invalid because it unconstitutionally discriminated on the basis of sexual orientation, and that it should be extended to read "Marriage is the union of two persons to the exclusion of all others for life. How gays can have children Surrogacy - is a way of reproduction in which a woman agrees to get pregnant and provide a child for someone else.
The couples have continued to appeal the case—they now await a decision from the European Court of Human Rights.
Gay marriages can't produce children so case closed, right?
Two people can become a de facto couple by entering into a registered relationship i. Retrieved 1 December The Recognition of Customary Marriages Act, allows, in limited circumstances, a man to marry multiple wives. The Australian Capital Territory passed a same-sex marriage law in Decemberthough this was struck down by the High Court on the grounds that such a law could only be introduced by the Commonwealth. On 13 Septemberthe Australian Capital Territory ACT Government announced that it would introduce a bill to legalise same-sex marriage, following a decade-long attempt to legislate in the area. Isn't it about time you started obeying the Jesus you profess to love and serve?