Equality Campaign Sends Unsolicited Texts

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“The marriage equality survey forms have arrived! Help make history and vote YES for a fairer Australia. Voteyes.org.au” This text was sent to thousands over the weekend by advocate group Equality Campaign, including to people with unlisted numbers. Many people are outraged about how the group got their number and are arguing it is an invasion of privacy. Opinion polls on Monday morning showed a rise in support for the No campaign, and many are blaming the texts. Ebony Wilson spoke to Shirleene Robinson from the Equality Campaign to get insight into these campaign tactics…