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Fearon calls on all candidates to support marriage equality pledge

14 February, 2017 - by Megan Fearon


Sinn Féin's Megan Fearon has called on all candidates in the upcoming Assembly election to support a pledge to work for bring marriage equality to the north. 

The Sinn Féin equality spokesperson said; 

"There is a growing demand for marriage equality across the north. 

"Equal marriage threatens no one. It is about equal rights for everyone. 

"This pledge asks all candidates to sign up to work to legislate for equal marriage and to eradicate all forms of prejudice. 

"Sinn Féin is committed to seeing marriage equality extended across the island and to opposing homophobia, sectarianism, sexism and all other forms of discrimination wherever they occur. 

"This is part of Sinn Féin's commitment to equality and we are asking all other candidates to sign this pledge." 

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