Bernardi resigns after bestiality comment

Liberal Senator Cory Bernardi has resigned as Tony Abbott’s parliamentary secretary amid a fierce backlash over comments he made linking gay marriage to sex with animals.

During a Senate debate last night Senator Bernardi said the push for same sex marriage was coming from radicals who were determined to overturn the social fabric of Australian society.

And he questioned where the campaign would end, if society was prepared to redefine marriage based on the latest criterion that it should be allowed irrespective of gender.

The next step, quite frankly, is having three people or four people that love each other being able to enter into a permanent union endorsed by society — or any other type of relationship, Senator Bernardi said.

There are even some creepy people out there… [who] say it is okay to have consensual sexual relations between humans and animals.

Will that be a future step? In the future will we say, ‘These two creatures love each other and maybe they should be able to be joined in a union?’

I think that these things are the next step.

Speaking on ABC Radio this morning, Senator Bernardi was not backing down from his comments — via

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