The Prime Minister of Australia has called a proposed law that would allow parents to remove gender from a birth certificate ridiculous. The law, which has allowed passed the Lower House in Tasmania, wasn’t weighed in on yet by the notoriously blunt PM.
PM Scott Morrison took to Twitter hoping to persuade Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten to step in and ban any moves to further implement the law.
“Labor’s plan to remove gender from birth certificates in Tasmania is ridiculous. Bill Shorten should step up and commit to put motion to ALP Federal Conference to outlaw it.”
If the Senate does in fact pass the law it will be a historical win for the LGBT community.
Previously Morrison has made comments saying that the country would never remove gender from official documents.