Thursday, 24 October 2013, 10:30
Former Prime Minister Karmenu Mifsud Bonnici said that he is against gay couples adopting. He said that he disagreed with parliament legislating and therefore sanctioning civil unions.
“In my opinion, a man has a fundamental right to marry a woman and vice-versa, but no man has a fundamental right to marry a man and no woman has a fundamental right to marry a woman.”
“If one argues that the fundamental right of homesexuals would be denied if such ‘rights’ are not granted, it is a misconception,” he said.
Alfred Sant was a lot more concise and direct in his answer. “Let it go forward”, he said.