‘Vote no’ sign written in sky above Sydney ahead of Yes launch for same-sex marriage survey

The social media reaction to the skywriting was colourful. Photo: AAPCampaigners against marriage equality have upped the ante and are now reaching for the stars afterapparently employing a skywriter.
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The words “Vote No” appeared in Sydney’s skies on Sunday,a day after the launch of Coalition for Marriage where high-profile Turnbull government MPs includingConcetta Fierravanti-Wells said they fear it will become illegal to oppose same-sex marriage in word or even thought, if gay marriage is legalised.

The ‘vote no” sign seen from Gough Whitlam Park in Earlwood. Photo: Supplied

“The ‘yes’ side want to make it illegal to just express a different view about marriage, that is their agenda,”Matthew Canavan, a member of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s cabinet until he resigned over his dual citizenship, told the 1500-strong Sydney audience.

Speaking to Fairfax Mediahe saidhefeared “a strong push to effectively eradicate the view that marriage should be between a man and a woman, to make it illegal”.

The “VoteNo” call to action appeared was visible from much of Sydney’s inner suburbs.

The reaction on social media was colourful.

Imagine being such a hateful piece of garbage that you pay thousands of dollars for a sky writer to write “Vote No” above Sydney. #VoteYes

— Chris Lowry (@Lowry_16) September 17, 2017Everyone in Sydney this morning #voteyespic.twitter苏州夜总会招聘/QcevFRheUH

— Tom Joyner (@tomrjoyner) September 17, 2017’Vote no’ plastered all over the Sydney sky. Shouldn’t you guys be at church anyway?#jesuslovesgayspic.twitter苏州夜总会招聘/mZKBQ1ilfd

— ash london (@ash_london) September 17, 2017’Vote No’ sky writer spotted above Sydney. #YoteYes#marriageequalitypic.twitter苏州夜总会招聘/QuhezqjDsX

— David Alexander (@davidFalexander) September 17, 2017Thankfully this Vote No sign is being swept away by a righteous wind. #VoteYes Aussies 🌈🌈🌈 pic.twitter苏州夜总会招聘/qkQbCufbej

— Annie Parker 🌈 (@annie_parker) September 17, 2017Outside WA Parliament. #VoteYespic.twitter苏州夜总会招聘/nJd797qpu6

— Mark McGowan (@MarkMcGowanMP) September 15, 2017