Quote of the day:
”I’m a taxpayer. I’m a law-abiding citizen and I want to be able to say to that woman that I love: ‘Will you marry me?’ Not ‘Will you civil-union me?”’ — One of the more vocal ‘undecideds’ presses Prime Minister Julia Gillard on the legal definition of marriage being between a man and woman at last night’s forum at the Rooty Hill RSL.
The post-forum secret ballot of the 200 voters present came in at 35.5% to Abbott, 30% to Gillard and 34.5% undecided. But what about the 39,000 Daily Telegraph readers who voted? Abbott 74 to Gillard 26. Game on.
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