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Same-sex marriage: PM 'just stating facts' on MPs' right to cross floor' - The Australian;

Same-sex marriage: PM 'just stating facts' on MPs' right to cross floor' - The Australian

The AustralianSame-sex marriage: PM 'just stating facts' on MPs' right to cross floor'The AustralianA key conservative in Malcolm Turnbull's cabinet has backed the Prime Minister's comments that MPs in favour of same sex marriage have the right to cross the floor, saying the PM was simply making a “statement of fact”. Finance Minister' Mathias ...and more »

MPs rally for free vote on same-sex marriage - Herald Sun;

MPs rally for free vote on same-sex marriage - Herald Sun

Herald SunMPs rally for free vote on same-sex marriageHerald SunPRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull's leadership is “terminal” if he cannot stop MPs from his own faction crossing the floor on same-sex marriage, senior conservative Liberals said. As a group of moderate MPs called for a conscience vote on gay marriage as ...and more »

Malcolm Turnbull could be 'rolled' over same-sex marriage - Byron Shire News;

Malcolm Turnbull could be 'rolled' over same-sex marriage - Byron Shire News

Byron Shire NewsMalcolm Turnbull could be 'rolled' over same-sex marriageByron Shire NewsPRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull may be putting himself on a path of destruction after conceding that Liberal backbenchers "had the right to cross the floor" on controversial issues. The Prime Minster's comments are being taken as a signal to MPs that ...and more »

Pressure mounts on Malcolm Turnbull to deal with same sex marriage - NEWS.com.au;

Pressure mounts on Malcolm Turnbull to deal with same sex marriage - NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.auPressure mounts on Malcolm Turnbull to deal with same sex marriageNEWS.com.auCONSERVATIVE Liberals have rejected suggestions Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will be rolled if MPs cross the floor of parliament to vote for same-sex marriage. Cabinet minister Mathias Cormann dismissed reports Mr Turnbull could be replaced by ...and more »

Decision time for Turnbull on same-sex marriage - The Australian;

Decision time for Turnbull on same-sex marriage - The Australian

The AustralianDecision time for Turnbull on same-sex marriageThe AustralianThere are three pathways for Liberals to deal with a growing push to settle years of division over same sex marriage. Only one of them turns the dispute into a wider test of the government's majority. The first, and most likely, approach is to stick ...and more »

Libs deny gay vote threatens PM leadership - SBS;

Libs deny gay vote threatens PM leadership - SBS

SBSLibs deny gay vote threatens PM leadershipSBSConservative Liberals have rejected suggestions Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will be rolled if his MPs cross the floor on gay marriage. Source: AAP. 6 MINS AGO. Conservative Liberals have rejected suggestions Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will be ...and more »

Rogue Liberal MPs reignite push for marriage equality - 9news.com.au;

Rogue Liberal MPs reignite push for marriage equality - 9news.com.au

9news.com.auRogue Liberal MPs reignite push for marriage equality9news.com.auSame-sex-marriage could be legislated within weeks as more Liberal MPs abandon Malcolm Turnbull's plebiscite promise. Five Liberal MPs including openly gay Brisbane politician Trevor Evans have reignited the push to pass the reforms, which have been ...and more »

Australian Prime Minister will allow marriage equality bill to be introduced - LGBTQ Nation;

Australian Prime Minister will allow marriage equality bill to be introduced - LGBTQ Nation

LGBTQ NationAustralian Prime Minister will allow marriage equality bill to be introducedLGBTQ NationThe issue is expected to be raised at party-room meetings when Parliament returns next week. Turnbull had supported a nationwide vote on the issue, called a plebiscite, before any legislation could be introduced into parliament, but now seems to be ...and more »

Rogue MPs scheme to wipe out their own government's policy - Starts at 60;

Rogue MPs scheme to wipe out their own government's policy - Starts at 60

Starts at 60Rogue MPs scheme to wipe out their own government's policyStarts at 60It has been revealed that four Coalition MPs have hatched a plot that will settle the same-sex marriage debate once and for all. The end result of their plan, which has a backup should the first fail, would see marriage equality become a reality within ...and more »

PM urged to resolve same-sex marriage issue - Sky News Australia;

PM urged to resolve same-sex marriage issue - Sky News Australia

Sky News AustraliaPM urged to resolve same-sex marriage issueSky News AustraliaSenior Liberal MPs are warning the prime minister his leadership will be 'terminal' if he doesn't stop party MPs from crossing the floor on same sex marriage. The Daily Telegraph reports the party's right faction is already lining up alternative ...and more »

Tide looks to be turning on marriage equality in Australia - Newstalk ZB;

Tide looks to be turning on marriage equality in Australia - Newstalk ZB

Newstalk ZBTide looks to be turning on marriage equality in AustraliaNewstalk ZBTwo Liberal party MPs say they'll cross the floor to vote against their party if the issue comes to Parliament. Malcolm Turnbull's since said there's nothing to stop them voting with their conscience. "Malcolm Turnbull said, 'well in our party ...and more »

'What's the point of his prime ministership?' Malcolm Turnbull warned to stop Liberal moderates from crossing the ... - Daily Mail;

'What's the point of his prime ministership?' Malcolm Turnbull warned to stop Liberal moderates from crossing the ... - Daily Mail

Daily Mail'What's the point of his prime ministership?' Malcolm Turnbull warned to stop Liberal moderates from crossing the ...Daily MailSenior figures in the Liberal Party have warned they will move to replace Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull if he allows renegade moderate MPs to cross the floor. The party's right faction says if Mr Turnbull cannot stop the group - who have called for a ...and more »

Australian PM faces growing threat of revolt from equal marriage supporters - PinkNews;

Australian PM faces growing threat of revolt from equal marriage supporters - PinkNews

PinkNewsAustralian PM faces growing threat of revolt from equal marriage supportersPinkNewsAustralian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is facing growing threats of a rebellion from “quite a number” of his own MPs over his stalling on equal marriage. The country's right-wing Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been under growing pressure to ...and more »

Turnbull facing same-sex marriage showdown - The Australian;

Turnbull facing same-sex marriage showdown - The Australian

The AustralianTurnbull facing same-sex marriage showdownThe AustralianA new push for same-sex marriage has secured the numbers in federal parliament to legislate the reform within weeks, as Liberal MPs break ranks to abandon Malcolm Turnbull's election pledge of a “people's vote” to decide the issue. A furious clash ...and more »

Is Turnbull's leadership under threat because of marriage equality move? - OUTinPerth;

Is Turnbull's leadership under threat because of marriage equality move? - OUTinPerth

OUTinPerthIs Turnbull's leadership under threat because of marriage equality move?OUTinPerthThe Daily Telegraph is reporting that senior Liberal party figures are threatening to roll Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull unless he can convince backbenchers not to proceed with a plan to cross the floor over marriage equality. Journalist Sharri ...and more »

Exclusive: MPs hatch plot to make gay marriage legal within a month - Yahoo7 News;

Exclusive: MPs hatch plot to make gay marriage legal within a month - Yahoo7 News

Yahoo7 NewsExclusive: MPs hatch plot to make gay marriage legal within a monthYahoo7 NewsFour Coalition MP's are planning to ambush their own government in a bid to legalise gay marriage within one month. Close. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. Stream Type ...and more »

PM leaves door open for MPs to cross floor on same-sex marriage - Courier Mail;

PM leaves door open for MPs to cross floor on same-sex marriage - Courier Mail

Courier MailPM leaves door open for MPs to cross floor on same-sex marriageCourier MailPRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull left the door open for MPs to cross the floor on a same-sex marriage vote, as moves in the Coalition to hold a parliamentary vote gain momentum. It is shaping up for another fiery Coalition party room showdown when ...and more »

Showdown on same-sex marriage looming within the Liberals - The Conversation AU;

Showdown on same-sex marriage looming within the Liberals - The Conversation AU

The Conversation AUShowdown on same-sex marriage looming within the LiberalsThe Conversation AUThere is a big question over whether Malcolm Turnbull can keep control of the same-sex marriage debate. Richard Wainwright/AAP. Email · Twitter25; Facebook62; LinkedIn1; WhatsApp · Messenger; Print. Just like Tony Abbott in 2015, Malcolm Turnbull is ...and more »

Malcolm Turnbull says Liberal MPs have right to cross floor on same-sex marriage - Illawarra Mercury;

Malcolm Turnbull says Liberal MPs have right to cross floor on same-sex marriage - Illawarra Mercury

Illawarra MercuryMalcolm Turnbull says Liberal MPs have right to cross floor on same-sex marriageIllawarra MercuryPrime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has indicated he would be comfortable with backbench MPs crossing the floor to legalise same-sex marriage, saying the right to break with party policy is a "fundamental principle" of the Liberal Party. Mr Turnbull was ...and more »

Malcolm Turnbull faces push from Liberal MPs for gay marriage resolution - 9news.com.au;

Malcolm Turnbull faces push from Liberal MPs for gay marriage resolution - 9news.com.au

9news.com.auMalcolm Turnbull faces push from Liberal MPs for gay marriage resolution9news.com.auPrime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is facing internal calls to solve the stand-off over same-sex marriage before the people next go to the polls. A growing number of MPs are pressing for a conscience vote on a private bill now that the parliamentary ...and more »