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Sinn Féin welcomes news on Marriage Equality legislation

16 September, 2015 - by Pádraig Mac Lochlainn


Sinn Féin Spokesperson on Justice and Equality, Pádraig Mac Lochlainn, has welcomed the news that the Marriage Equality legislation will come before the Oireachtas in the coming weeks.

“On the 22nd of May this year, the people of Ireland expressed their democratic will and overwhelmingly voted in favour of Marriage Equality.”

“Sinn Féin welcomes today’s news that the Marriage Equality legislation needed to ratify the referendum outcome will come before the Oireachtas in the coming weeks.

“Sinn Féin’s believes that all citizens are entitled to full equality before the law, regardless of their background, including sexual orientation or gender. Nothing less can be tolerated in a modern, progressive and inclusive society. This bill will now ensure that equality is the law.”

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