Ireland: Poll Shows Two Thirds Support Marriage Equality; Official Expresses Support

Written by scott on October 21st, 2012

New York Gay Marriage PollThe Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore has once again voiced his support for gay marriage.

Speaking at the International Lesbian and Gay Association of Europe’s conference in Dublin this afternoon, Eamon Gilmore said same-sex marriage is not a gay rights issue but a civil rights issue. He said the issue would be considered by the Constitutional Convention.

His comments come after a new opinion poll in today’s Sunday Times found that two thirds of Irish voters support gay marriage, while just over a quarter believe the law should remain unchanged with provision for civil partnerships.

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