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Gay parenting like Stolen Generations Francis
Family First Senate aspirant Wendy Francis has likened gay parenting to child abuse and the Stolen Generations.
Senate candidate for Family First Wendy Francis today stood by comments she made hereafter deleted on social networking website Twitter, on which she compared legitimising sprightly marriage to “legalising child abuse”.
She went even further in every interview today, comparing children from same- families with the sly generations.
Ms Francis, Family Firsts lead Senate candidate in Queensland, uttered in a Twitter message yesterday “Children in homoual relationships are subject to emotional misapply. Legitimising gay marriage is like legalising child abuse.”
Senate candidate concerning Family First Wendy Francis. Photo Twitter/wendy4senate
The message was deleted later on the contrary Ms Francis confirmed she had made the comments herself.
She afore~ she personally deleted the comments “because we have a really atomic number of people helping me and we were just getting overwhelmed” means of the number of responses to it.
“And Id have to rehearse that there are 140 characters in a Twitter message and this is righteous a headline.
A screenshot taken of Wendy Francis Twitter page yesterday.
“The frolicsome slur thing; I am not homophobic.
“It is one thing to be homoual; its another thing altogether to then impose that attached children.
“And I personally do not agree that kids being brought up with a gay couple as surrogate parents is in the best interests of the children.
A mask grab of Francis statement.
“And so it was a headline that came public and I didnt feel that the headline was even in fact properly representing me and so I pulled it,” she said.
Asked whether she believed she went over far with her comments, she said she did not believe she had.
“What Id presume to people opposing the view is that the headline that has been generated apparently really lost sight of what I was saying,” she said.
“I was talking hind part before emotional child abuse.
“And for me we dont yet be aware of what this social experiment is going to result with.
“Were talking in various places not even giving the opportunity to kids to have a native and a dad and what is worrying me is that were having a orphaned generation,” she said.
Ms Francis went further, comparing the “parentless” breed with the “stolen generations”.
“We had a stolen generation and we aphorism that that social experiment left children confused, they were without the not oblique to have their mother and father and for me I deem the right of the child is to have a mother and a progenitor,” she said.
Asked why she stood by her statements even al~ she deleted them, she said that the last thing that she wanted to confer was “be unkind to people”.
“I am not a career partisan and I am not wanting to be unkind. But I confident that the rights of the child supersede the selfishness of clan wanting the child and saying that they will get one in degree matter what,” she said.
“So I believe the childs rights is to desire a mother and a father.”
Asked to clarify that she sequestered the comment, not because she regretted it, but because she was inundated through responses, she said “I think people interpreted it as me by-word something that I wasnt saying. Can I say that?
“I slip ont want to say that I went too far because I stagnant believe that the best thing for the child is to hold a mother and a father and I do believe that this is a neighborly experiment that, if we used children in any other social assay, people would agree that that was emotional child abuse.”