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However, a majority of women, to year-olds, and urban dwellers supported the idea.
Archived from the original PDF on 2 April Constitution limits marriage to opposite-sex couples. Will the result affect you personally? Oireachtas Publications]. He says a lot of voters have been thinking about their grandchildren and giving them the same opportunities in life, should they be gay.
The Catholic Church strongly opposed the amendment, but failed to prevail. As things stand no one is exempt from the mandatory wait time, including those who are trying to leave abusive relationships, most of whom are women.
Search Search. Main article: Marriage Act A referendum presented simultaneously on reducing the permissible age for presidential candidates was roundly defeated. Covid more cases, no further deaths confirmed in Republic He says his decision was not borne out of "bravery" but a desire to "energise" the Yes campaign.
The Convention considered the issue in May and voted to recommend that the state should be required, rather than merely permitted, to allow for same-sex marriage. Revenue Commissioners that marriage as defined in the Irish Constitution was between a man and a woman and that there was no breach of rights in the refusal of the Revenue Commissioners to recognise foreign same-sex marriages.
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