Last updated on: 5/26/2015 | Author: ProCon.org

Ireland Becomes First Country to Legalize Gay Marriage by Popular Vote

Ireland Becomes First Country to Legalize Gay Marriage by Popular Vote – On May 23, 2015, 62.1% of Irish voters approved of a change to Ireland’s constitution to define marriage as a union between two people, without regard to their sex. Ireland is the world’s 18th country to allow same-sex marriage.