Tag: MP for Warringah

Same-sex marriage bill: Tony Abbott didn’t vote


 Tony Abbott spend most of Thursday in the chamber arguing passionately during the debate on the Marriage Amendment Bill. Picture: Kym Smith

History won’t forget Tony Abbott’s cowardly act

TONY Abbott spent most of yesterday arguing about the same-sex marriage bill. But at the moment of truth, he became a coward.

The people of Warringah, who Mr Abbott has represented for the past 23 years, delivered one of the most emphatic displays of support for gay marriage marry when they returned their postal votes. An overwhelming 75 per cent of voters in his electorate voted Yes. Tony Abbott turned his back on them.

Same-sex marriage bill: Tony Abbott didn’t vote