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Gay marriage: Queensland imam urges Muslims to vote no

Council of Imams Queensland president Yusuf Peer
Council of Imams Queensland president Yusuf Peer

QUEENSLAND'S Islamic leaders are calling on worshippers to vote against gay marriage to protect the rights of children to be "raised by both a mother and father".

Council of Imams Queensland president Yusuf Peer told The Courier-Mail Islamic leaders believed gay marriage was unacceptable to the faith.

"We cannot agree with it because of our faith," Imam Peer said.

"It is basically a religious viewpoint."

More at The Courier-Mail

Topics:  muslim same-sex marriage

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