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Aussie Rugby Star David Pocock & Fiance Refuse To Wed Until Gays Can

Australian rugby star David Pocock and his fiancee Emma Palandri have decided not to get married until same sex marriage is legal in Australia.

23 year olf Pocock who Western Force and Wallabies openside flanker, told The Sun-Herald Extra

More than 60 per cent of Australians are in favor of same-sex marriage, so it just doesn’t make sense to stop it from happening,” Pocock said. “For a lot of Christians, it’s a big issue and I know there’s a lot of people who don’t share the same opinion as me. It comes down to equal love. I don’t think it’s the government’s role to tell people that their love is right or wrong.”

According to OnTop Magazine in a previous interview, Pocock said he gets “pretty annoyed with the Christian lobbies around the world who say gay marriage destroys the family and that kind of rubbish.”

“I guess it is fear of the unknown – if you talk to someone who doesn’t like gay people you can almost guarantee that they don’t know too many.”

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