Marriage Equality today welcomed the results of a new Red C poll which indicate that 73% of voters believe marriage equality should be enshrined in the Constitution. The survey follows yesterday’s news that the government will soon issue draft proposals for the make-up of the Constitutional Convention pledged in the Programme for Government last year.
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Well, can you Adam-and-Steve it, folks, it’s been thirteen whole days since the last Gaelick news round-up? So, what has been happening in that intervening period? Lesbian LOLs? Sapphic surprises? Dishing the dykey dirt? Read on!
Crikey, I disappear into a world of heteronormativity for the weekend for a wedding, and – irony of ironies – it’s all go on the Civil Partnership Bill front. Rumour has it that the President is considering sending the Bill to the Supreme Court over its constitutionality.
Skipping between his views of “morals,” the Irish constitution, and “democracy,” Fr Vincent Twomey’s argument against the Civil Partnership Bill is wide-ranging, but struggles to stand up to scrutiny
You would think that the Roman Catholic hierarchy in Ireland has better things to do than continue wittering on about gay rights issues. But no. Their strategy – as it is for the Vatican downwards – continues to be to try to distract from their child abuse issues by attacking equal rights issues: the gays (and women’s control over our own bodies).
Portugal’s highest court has today issued a ruling that expanding the definition of marriage to include same-sex relationships is permissible. This is in the context of Portugal’s constitution, which obliges the state to uphold and protect marriage and the family.