Jun 2, 2015 by

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This week, Ireland voted YES (by vast majority) for same-sex marriage in a nationwide referendum, becoming the 20th country to do so, and the first in history to legalize marriage equality democratically. This is wonderful news for the Irish, and for global progressive thinking on the whole.

And it got me wondering: Ireland’s citizens have come forward in overwhelming support of a pro-same-sex marriage agenda despite Catholic Church dominance in all walks of Irish Life. So how do other countries with strong governmental Christian ties deal with the issue?

The answer, it turns out, is sometimes quite well. This cartoon highlights the various nations that have found no problem in having both an official Christian State religion, and a legal right for all people to marry freely. And then of course, one nation that has a bit more trouble with both

Originally posted to rebeccahendin on Thu May 28, 2015 at 10:31 AM PDT.

Also republished by Comics and Daily Kos.

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