What next, ban on mum and dad? says Hanson

September 13, 2017

Penny Wong is urging protections for children are not forgotten in the same sex marriage debate.

Senior Labor figure Penny Wong has delivered an impassioned speech to federal parliament urging the prime minister to protect children like her own in the gay marriage postal survey debate.

The Senate is debating legislation on Wednesday morning to ensure the postal survey is protected by anti-vilification measures.

"How do you think it feels for children in same-sex families... to be told politely and courteously `actually you're not quite normal, your families aren't as good'?" asked Senator Wong, who is a parent in a same-sex relationship.

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