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Anti-gay marriage camp claims yes voters changing to no

  • More than 1 million ‘yes’ voters have changed their mind, according to poll
  • Support among woman for ‘yes’ vote dropped from 67 percent to 60 percent
  • Support among men for the change has dropped from 54 percent to 49 percent

Anti-gay marriage campaigners have claimed more than 1 million ‘yes’ voters have changed their mind.

Polling from the No campaign, obtained by Sky News, suggests support for same-sex marriage is declining across Australia.

During the No campaign’s first ten days, support among woman for changing the Marriage Act has dropped from 67 percent to 60 percent.

Anti-gay marriage campaigners have claimed more than 1 million ‘yes’ voters have changed their mind

Polling from the No campaign, obtained by Sky News, suggests support for same-sex marriage is declining across Australia

Polling from the No campaign, obtained by Sky News, suggests support for same-sex marriage is declining across Australia

Support among men for the change has dropped from 54 percent to 49 percent, according to the poll.

Labor politician and same-sex marriage advocate Penny Wong said she was not surprised by the latest figures.

Same sex marriage advocate and Labor politician Penny Wong has told Sky News the figures are ‘not surprising.’

‘It isn’t surprising this is a tough fight, we’ve always known this was going to be a tough fight,’ she told Sky News.

Labor politician and same-sex marriage advocate Penny Wong said she was not surprised by the latest figures

Labor politician and same-sex marriage advocate Penny Wong said she was not surprised by the latest figures

‘We’ve always known the No campaign would engage in untruths and scare tactics.’

Australian Conservatives senator Cory Bernardi said he is still unsure which way the vote will go.

‘I do detect there’s a growing number of people that recognise that decision have consequences and it’s not as easy as two people who love each other should be able to get married,’ he said. 

Australian Conservatives senator Cory Bernardi said he is still unsure which way the vote will go

Australian Conservatives senator Cory Bernardi said he is still unsure which way the vote will go

 

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