|Pastor Matt Prater looking a bit flummoxed by common sense|
This is one of the best arguments by a politician that I have heard for gay marriage! Thank you, Kevin for standing up for marriage equality!
Mr Rudd turned feisty after first attempting to calmly explain to the ABC Q&A audience his conversion to support same sex marriage.
"If you call yourself a Christian why don't you believe the words of Jesus in the Bible?" Pastor Matt Prater then asked.
"Well mate, if I was going to have that view, the Bible also says that slavery is a natural condition," Mr Rudd replied, to extended applause.
"St Paul said in the New Testament, 'Slaves be obedient to your masters'.
"Therefore we should have all fought for the Confederacy in the US civil war? For goodness' sake."