A brilliant expose of the stand-over merchants out of control YES voters captured on video giving the NO vote a massive boost from concerned Australians. The audio has been substituted with captions to indentify the comments from the background screaming and chanting by the YES rabble.
Mirranda Devive wrote:
SO now we see why rainbow warriors didn’t want a people’s vote on same-sex marriage.
It was because they knew we’d see their true, intolerant colours.
Yes campaign HQ knows thuggery won’t win over Middle Australia, but their foot-soldiers are revealing themselves as fascistic bullies who vilify and intimidate anyone who dares to disagree.
Last week’s abusive exhibition by same-sex marriage activists at Sydney University was the clearest example yet.
On Thursday, about 15 students, including members of the uni’s Catholic Society, set up an information table on the main campus thoroughfare with placards saying: “It’s OK to Say No”.
They offered free kebabs and two large bowls of delicious Lebanese hummus made by one of their mothers.
It was the first time the No campaign has had a presence on campus where “Marriage Equality” stalls have featured almost every day this semester.
“The idea was pretty much to give the No campaign perspective on campus,” said 21-year-old IT student, Francis Tamer, one of the organisers.
“The message was that it’s OK to vote No. We weren’t looking to convince people how to vote. We’re just saying its OK to have your own opinion.”
After an hour 40 to 60 activists arrived with a megaphone, led by “Queer officers” of the Students’ Representative Council, which has an annual budget of $1.7 million. Read her full story [HERE]