Around 150 medical practitioners from the groupDoctors For The Family have signed a submission to the Senate inquiry into marriage equality opposingsame-sex marriage. The group says it believes heterosexual marriage is healthier for children.
Doctors for the Family’s Lachlan Dunjey told ABC News Radio that the organisation is concerned about the health consequences for children of same-sex marriages.
“It’s well proven that children who grow up with a mother and a father in a biological mother and father family do better than children who don’t have the opportunity to grow up in that kind of family,” Dunjey said.
The organisations website is blunt about it’s beliefs, stating: There are many organisations in Australia and internationally that support marriage – the union of a man and a woman to the exclusion of all others – as the basis for family and a healthy society.
Doctors for the Family is a supporting medical organisation to highlight the health aspects of marriage and family and ensure a healthy future for our children.
Its purpose is to be a source of information and at times make representation to parliament or appropriate organisations to ensure policies that enhance and preserve the health and future of our nation :: Read the full article »»»»