Now Australia has voted for gay marriage, people are asking when this anti-gay couple will divorce
This couple who oppose same-sex marriage pledged that they would get divorced if it was ever made legal.
Now, with the pair having been offered help in fulfilling their vow, people are asking when they’ll follow through with it.
It was revealed this week that 61.6% of Australians voted Yes in the same-sex marriage postal vote – an overwhelming victory for equality.
Millions of people across the world, including world leaders and prominent celebrities, have spoken out in support of Australia’s decision.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull pledged that his government would support the move in the case of a Yes vote, and legislation to complete the triumph is moving forward.
However, don’t expect Canberra Christians Nick and Sarah Jensen to be thrilled with the landmark moment.
Now the public is waiting on the couple to speak up about whether they will go through with legally separating.
In his 2015 blog post announcing the decision, Nick wrote: “It raises a red flag when a government decides it is not content only having sovereignty over land, taxes and the military — but ‘words’ themselves.
“This is why we are willing to divorce. By changing the definition of marriage, ‘marriage’ will, in years to come, have an altogether different sense and purpose.”
However, now that same-sex marriage is legal in Australia, the Jensens are bound to face some awkward questions.
So far, the couple have not addressed the result of the vote, but in the meantime Twitter and Facebook users have been cracking jokes at their expense, asking: well…when’s the big day??
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