Sep 05, 2012 9:10 AM GMT
" The head of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) Jim Wallace says smoking is healthier than the lifestyle that would be promoted by same-sex marriage. Mr Wallace made the claim in a debate on marriage equality with Greens leader Christine Milne at the University of Tasmania today.
Answering a question from a student on the relevance of his views, he said health statistics among the gay community were worse than those for smokers.
"I think we're going to owe smokers a big apology when the homosexual community's own statistics for its health - which it presents when it wants more money for health - are that is has higher rates of drug-taking, of suicide, it has the life of a male reduced by up to 20 years," he told the audience. "
WTF?! Religious imbeciles like him conveniently forget that it's people like them that drive some gay people to taking their lives.
Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/national/smoking-healthier-than-gay-marriage-20120905-25eca.html