In a landslide victory of 48 - 4, Ireland's new Civil Partnership Bill has passed through the Seanad (Senate) and is waiting to be signed into law by the President. It ain't perfect, but its a huge leap in the right direction! Originally Posted By: The Irish TimesThe Bill will extend marriage-like benefits to gay and lesbian couples in the areas of property, social welfare, succession, maintenance, pensions and tax.Same-sex couples register their relationship before a registrar. The legislation also provides for the legal recognition of civil partnerships obtained outside the State. At present, cohabiting couples have few rights under family laws.http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2010/0708/breaking59.html
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Originally Posted By: bobalicious
...but its a huge leap in the right direction!
More like the left direction. :laughing:
Hahaha! I thought about that when writing the post but figured I'd let someone else say it.
_It's the end of the world as we know it.
It's the end of the world as we know it.
And if feel fine._
Was that an REM song? Or was that even a song? Or am I just delusional?
correct... i looked up the lyrics lol