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Day of Reckoning Still to Come

Day of Reckoning Still to Come

“The day of reckoning on the redefinition of marriage is still to come,” says Conservative Party Leader Colin Craig.

“Last night was not a vote of the people of New Zealand. If it had been, the answer would have been no.”

“It is a failure of democracy when those paid to represent the people end up making decisions the public oppose,” he says.

“We have seen the public vote disregarded on law and order, on the number of MP’s and on the Anti-Smacking Bill. Parliament’s unwillingness to even put the marriage issue to the people sadly comes as no surprise.”

“The Conservative Party began on the foundation of binding referenda, and last night’s decision only reinforces the need for us to enter Parliament.”

“Next year’s election will be the opportunity for New Zealanders to finally have their say.”

“As the only party with Binding Referenda as a bottom line, we expect our support to continue to increase.”

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