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Saturday, May 23, 2015

Irish Voters Approve Gay Marriage


Wonderful news from the Emerald Isle, where voters in yesterday's referendum approved marriage equality by 62 to 38 percent, with a turnout of 60 percent.  The crowd in Dublin reacts:




The Taoiseach, Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenney, who endorsed a Yes vote, welcomes the change:




And a straight taxi driver's jocular comment has caused mirth all around the world:



4 comments:

Frank said...

It seems just and right for Ireland to be leading the way here and I hope the Supreme Justices take note: if a largely Catholic country can approve marriage equality by popular vote, how can they not.

Russ Manley said...

I agree.

Davis said...

I was never so proud my grandfather was born in Ireland.

Russ Manley said...

Hear, hear.

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