FF delegates back equal marriage and adoption rights for same-sex couples

Delegates at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis in Dublin have voted in favour of giving equal marriage rights to all people regardless of race, religion. gender or sexual orientation.

They have also backed a motion calling for same-sex couples to be given full adoption rights.

Delegates backed both motions, despite the justice spokesperson Dara Calleary asking for the issue to be debated out as part of the party's planned response to the Government's constitutional convention.

Related Articles

More in this Section

Children's charity welcome cross party support for Digital Safety Commissioner role

Garda records of violent partners 'incomplete or inaccurate', says Policing Authority

Prime Time to air dramatic CCTV of burglaries in progress

Jury in RTE / Nicky Kehoe action asked to consider rights to freedom of expression and to a good name


Today's Stories

Man jailed for damaging headstones

Citizens’ Assembly chair rejects criticism of 8th report

450 people had welfare payments suspended

Government ‘satisfied’ with Brexit backstop

Lifestyle

The biggest cancer killer will take your breath away

Hopefully she had an idea...

Power of the press: Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks discuss 'The Post'

More From The Irish Examiner