I have just started listening to the debate on the marriage equality Bill.
It is good to find that MPs are listening respectfully – as they should – to speakers who have a range of views on the issue.
You can listen here.
UPDATE: The Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill has passed its first reading
78 – 40. UPDATE: 80 – 40.
I was impressed by the reason and sincerity of speeches on both sides of the debate.
Update: Kiwiblog has who voted how.
Dr Paul Hutchison’s speech: