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    Same-sex marriage on course to be approved by Ireland [W:112]

    Way to go Ireland!

    Same-sex marriage on course to be approved by Ireland

    Ireland is on course to approve the amendment on same-sex marriage as early tallies show a strong Yes vote around the country.

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    re: Same-sex marriage on course to be approved by Ireland [W:112]

    Quote Originally Posted by Anomalism View Post
    Much more related to Irish resistance to the church being involved in the government than as a defense of gay rights.

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    re: Same-sex marriage on course to be approved by Ireland [W:112]

    Quote Originally Posted by Anomalism View Post
    As far as I can tell it is practically approved. Of course, plebiscite derives from a word that indicates that though the decision is democratic and legal, it never the less is based in the desires and intelligence of the street. That is not to say it is wrong. Only that sometimes the consequence will be less than intellectual.

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    re: Same-sex marriage on course to be approved by Ireland [W:112]

    Fantastic news, little else needs to be said.
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    re: Same-sex marriage on course to be approved by Ireland [W:112]

    Sad that a referendum is even needed.. cant believe the media are pushing that narrative as a positive.. pathetic.
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    re: Same-sex marriage on course to be approved by Ireland [W:112]

    Quote Originally Posted by joG View Post
    As far as I can tell it is practically approved. Of course, plebiscite derives from a word that indicates that though the decision is democratic and legal, it never the less is based in the desires and intelligence of the street. That is not to say it is wrong. Only that sometimes the consequence will be less than intellectual.
    It is projected that only one constituency in the entire country will vote no.
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    re: Same-sex marriage on course to be approved by Ireland [W:112]

    Quote Originally Posted by brothern View Post
    It is projected that only one constituency in the entire country will vote no.
    That does not make the thing smarter.

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    re: Same-sex marriage on course to be approved by Ireland [W:112]

    Quote Originally Posted by joG View Post
    That does not make the thing smarter.
    Nope. It just makes you the lonely one who opposes equality-- and then you'll be smarter than the rest of the world!
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    re: Same-sex marriage on course to be approved by Ireland [W:112]

    And once again....the United States falls behind the rest of the world.

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