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Katter's Council Block First Mount Isa Equal Love Rally

Katter's Council Block First Mount Isa Equal Love Rally

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Katter's Council Block First Mount IsaEqual Love Rally
For Immediate Release
 Openly gay Mount Isa resident James Newburrie is holding Mount Isa's firstEqual Love rally on Monday September 11th, however today facedopposition by the Mount Isa City Council to get approval. The council, ofwhich Robert Katter, Bob Katter's son, is an elected representative hastoday denied approval for the rally which Mr Newburrie is planning tohold outside Bob Katter's Mount Isa office.In an interview with the Mount Isa Northern Star last week Robert Katter spoke out about his opposition to gay marriage rights.In the latest move today for Newburrie's fight for equality David Ahnfieldof Mount Isa City Council has advised that the application to hold a rallyoutside Mr Katter's Mount Isa office would not be processed until suchtime as Mr Newburrie could present adequate proof of public liabilityinsurance for such an event, a request that Mr Newburrie as the lonecreator of this event does not have the capacity to produce.Suncorp has advised that "No Australian company offers insurance for political activity"Mr Newburrie stated "
The request for approval for this rally was a chancefor council and the local authorities to help offer their support to ensurethat this event happens safely and peacefully for all parties involved, their  refusal to process my request is a clear indicator of their attitude towardsthis event
."Bob Katter, MP famously promised to walk backwards from Bourke toBrisbane if one homosexual was found living in his electorate. After Mr.

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