Ireland Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

The Republic of Ireland's same-sex marriage bill has been signed into law by the Presidential Commission.

It became the first country in the world to introduce same-sex marriage by popular vote in May, when over 60% of voters supported the referendum.

The Bill passed through the upper house of the Irish parliament, the Seanad, last week.

With the presidential endorsement, the bill has cleared its final hurdle.

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