Collins must reconsider stance: Phelps

Victorian Senator Collins was promoted to the cabinet role after returned prime minister Kevin Rudd moved Mark Butler to the climate change portfolio.

Almost immediately a 2010 article circulated quoting Senator Collins saying “university-educated inner-city professionals” were pushing Labor to embrace gay marriage and “more traditional Labor voters believe that being raised by a mother and father is what is best for our kids”.

Dr Phelps said Senator Collins must