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Gay marriage outrage causes Cooper’s to cancel Bible Society deal

by | 16th, March 2017

To Australia, where Coopers Beer is in trouble because the brand featured in a Bible Society video debate about gay marriage. The video features Liberal MPs Andrew Hastie (against) and Tim Wilson (for) supping Coopers Light ale as they talk about the rights and wrongs of gay marriage, which is not enshrined in Australian law. The film’s motto is ‘Keeping it light’.

Coopers say they didn’t pay for the beer to be drunk in the video. But they issued ‘commemorative cans as a celebration of the Bible Society’s 200 years of charitable work in Australia’, they said in a statement.

 

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The reaction was monocular and predictable. You can see the video of people breaking  Coopers beer bottles in the streets , flushing it down the loo and proclaiming that it will never again be served at a number of venues in Australia and New Zealand .

The reaction to a debate has been prejudicial, intolerant and regressive. And the worst part is that Cooper’s

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