County Council rejects gay marriage rights motion

first_imgNews County Council rejects gay marriage rights motion By News Highland – September 17, 2012 Donegal County Council has rejected a motion calling for equal rights in same sex civil marriages but has adopted an amended motion.Councillor John Campbell’s original motion was amended by Fine Gael towelcome the consideration of the issue by the constitutional convention.A Fianna Fail amendment which effectively called for the status quo tobe maintained fell.The convention is a 100 member group made up of members of the publicand politicians charged with making recommendations to the Oireachtason constitutional matters.One of the issues they will consider is the issue of the rights ofsame sex couples in a civil marriage.Councillor Campbell says the outcome was as much as he could have expected:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/John-Campbell.mp3[/podcast] Pinterest Donegal hoteliers enjoy morale boost as bookings increase Facebook Google+ WhatsApp Hospitalisations rise as Donnelly suggests masks will stay ’til autumn 45 new social homes to be built in Dungloe Twittercenter_img Google+ Twitter Previous articleGynae relocation debate – Two different perspectivesNext articlePublic urged to pay Household Charge to avoid Council funding cuts News Highland Pinterest WhatsApp Disruption to cancer service will increase mortality – Oncologist Facebook Today is the 30th anniversary of Eddie Fullerton’s murder RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Consultation launched on proposal to limit HGV traffic in Cladylast_img read more