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SHOCK - TV3 Campbell Live ‘Marriage-Equality bill’ poll

SHOCK - TV3 Campbell Live ‘Marriage-Equality bill’ poll: 78% opposed to bill - 22% support (17,000 responses)

APRIL 18, 2013 BY SPCS

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LAST NIGHT (17 APRIL) TV3 CAMPBELL LIVE RAN A POLL ON LOUISA WALL’S SAME-SEX ‘MARRIAGE’ BILL (THE SO-CALLED ‘MARRIAGE-EQUALITY BILL) AND THERE WERE “NEARLY 17,000 RESPONDENTS (BY TEXT) TO THE QUESTION: “DO YOU SUPPORT THE ‘MARRIAGE-EQUALITY BILL’?” – YES OR NO.

TV3 host John Campbell announced the results at the end of the programme: 78% opposed to bill (“NO”) and only 22% supported it (“YES”). Campbell stated that he believed this was the second largest number of responses ever received to a TV3 poll.

In Parliament last night the Bill was supported at its Third Reading by a majority of MPs: 77 in favour: 43 opposed. This result is a total reversal of the TV3 poll results and shows that opponents of the bill are right in demanding a referendum on this issue.

Why has there been a total media blackout on this highly significant TV3 poll result that strongly suggest that the majority of MPs have misjudged the strength public opinion against this bill.

see: http://www.tv3.co.nz/CAMPBELL-LIVE-Wednesday-April-17-2013/tabid/3692/articleID/91771/MCat/2908/Default.aspx


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