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Marriage equality – Assembly election candidates pressed to sign pledge

● Sinn Féin candidates launch marriage equality pledge: Carál Ní Chuilín Órlaithí Flynn, Caoimhe Archibald, Gerry Kelly and Megan Fearon


ALL CANDIDATES in the Assembly election are being pressed to sign up to a pledge to work towards bringing in marriage equality legislation in the North.

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Sinn Féin’s Equality spokesperson, Megan Fearon, launched the pledge in Belfast City Centre on Tuesday alongside party colleagues Órlaithí Flynn, Carál Ní Chuilín, Caoimhe Archibald and Gerry Kelly.

The pledge calls on all candidates to “actively work to legislate for equal marriage and eradicate all forms of prejudice and its many manifestations”.

Speaking at the launch, Megan Fearon said:

“There is a growing demand for marriage equality across the North. Equal marriage threatens no one. It is about equal rights for everyone.

“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.”

First Prize Céad Duais

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National Draw |  Crannchur Náisiúnta

Total Prize fund of over | Duais-chiste thar: €30,

First Prize | Céad Duais:  €15,000

Draw will take place on Saturday 28 October 2017  

Crannchur ar an Satharn 28 Deireadh Fómhair 2017

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