Friday December 6, 2019

Society will benefit from same-sex marriage

16th May, 2015

Next Friday, voters will be asked if they consent to changing the Constitution of Ireland to provide for same-sex marriage.

If the referendum is passed, marriages will be permitted between two men and two women in accordance with a new marriage bill to be passed by the Oireachtas in the coming months. Families comprised of same-sex couples, with or without children, will be afforded the same constitutional protection as the “traditional” family of a man,...

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