EU parliament calls for recognition of gay unions

All four Fianna Fáil MEPs have voted in favour of a European Parliament resolution calling for the recognition of same-sex unions throughout the EU.

17th January, 2009

All four Fianna Fáil MEPs have voted in favour of a European Parliament resolution calling for the recognition of same-sex unions throughout the EU.

The resolution - which was carried by 401 votes to 220, with 67 abstentions - also stressed the need to ‘‘raise public awareness of the right to reproductive and sexual health’’.

It called on EU member states to facilitate access to contraception ‘‘in order to prevent all unwanted...

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