LETTERS

Husband and wife key to stability, said Aristotle

Before Christ, the Greek philosopher, Aristotle, lived in a society in which male homosexuality was widespread. He thought profoundly about life.

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We are God’s creation from Adam and Eve, not Adam and Evan

A small country with a population less than Birmingham and we want another referendum in order to re-define “marriage”. What a waste of time and money.

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Pearse would want to see us express confidence in our youth

In an interview with Michael Moynihan, former Kerry and Limerick manager, Mickey Ned O’Sullivan ponders "what would Padraig Pearse and his colleagues make of an Ireland like today’s? "

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‘No’ side deprived of right to speak freely

US Senator Katherine Zappone wrote that if the same-sex referendum passes, “Ireland stands poised to become a beacon of freedom throughout the globe”. 

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Young gay people need to feel valued

As a primary school teacher and parent, I am strongly supporting a yes vote today.

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Yes canvassers have holy water thrown at them

As someone who has canvassed at weekends in Cork, I can confirm that “yes” campaigners have received lots of abuse — verbal and otherwise.

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Vote ‘yes’ on behalf of our gay emigrants

Today, we will be given the right to vote on equality in Ireland. This makes me so proud to be Irish and proud that our little, but mighty, country has so progressed that this issue is reaching a referendum.

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A child should be raised by its biological parents

It is accepted that ‘best practice’ for the wellbeing of a child, its parents and society is for that child to be raised in a family with its biological parents.

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Dooley not responsible for raising ghost of Crean

No disrespect to Aidan Dooley, but he did not “single-handedly raise the ghost” of Tom Crean (Artslife, May 18).

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A gay conjugal rights case would be amusing

The ‘no’ side is concerned about procreation and what this might mean if same-sex marriage is permitted.

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