The latter was achieved without a poll or a plebiscite. Donegal North-East. The journey the country has made during my lifetime leaves me so very proud, happy and amazed. Two bishops one Roman Catholic and one Church of Irelandand ministers and lay members of the Methodist, Presbyterian various Pentecostal churches signed and distributed the leaflet.
Retrieved 3 May The initiative, presented by the Morena party, failed to get the two-thirds majority required to change the wording of the constitution, which currently defines marriage as between a man and a woman. To get the proposed ban on the statewide ballot would have required 50 votes.
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Ireland Zappone v. Children 'the real issue'. Ireland referendum on same sex marriage in Chandler No vote there finished with Archived from the original on 12 March Spouses may further claim privilege in so far as necessary to protect the constitutional right to marital privacy.
The rainbow colours of the international gay movement lit up the 18th-century cobbled courtyard amid glorious sunshine on Saturday afternoon as up to 2, gay activists celebrated a resounding victory. No recommendations were made for couples in non- conjugal relationships due to lack of research.
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May 24th was the day by which lawmakers had to approve changes; otherwise, says The Washington Postsame-sex marriage would have been legalized automatically. Keep your religion to yourself and stop using it as a way to excuse your bigotry.
La Repubblica. The referendum has put it up to each and every Irish person to do just that, and imagine how much sweeter justice will feel when it has been vindicated by our families, neighbours and friends, not by a detached bunch of political opportunists on Kildare Street.
The George. The decision followed a report from the society's human rights committee, which found that there were ways in which civil partnership, compared to civil marriage, was the lesser of the two unions.