Rival protests over gay marriage at NUI Galway

Around 250 students at NUI Galway have staged two separate demonstrations on campus, following heated exchanges on the issue of same-sex marriage.

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The stand-off began after members of the university’s Christian Union society began campaigning for a ‘No’ vote in a Students’ Union referendum on the matter tomorrow.

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The society’s auditor, Enoch Burke, said literature his members were distributing had been torn up by people with opposing views.

Pamphlets distributed by the group made reference to “men-boy relationships” and spoke of a “slide into an abyss of redefinition” regarding marriage.

Read more at RTE.ie

Photo By Kurt Löwenstein Educational Center International Team from Germany (qe07 (9)) [CC-BY-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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