The announcement today of results on the provision for same sex marriage at the Convention on the Constitution in Malahide, Co Dublin. Tom Arnold in the chair.
The [Constitutional] Convention decided to recommend that the Constitution be changed to allow for civil marriage for same-sex couples, with 79 of the 100 members in favour of the motion.
Nineteen delegates voted against, with one ‘no opinion’.
A report will now be drafted and the recommendations of the Constitutional Convention will now go to Government.
Via Stiainín Fleming
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