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Irish Voters Approve Gay Marriage

Ireland became the first country in the world to adopt same-sex marriage by popular vote as 62 percent of the electorate backed a referendum, official results showed on Saturday. More than 60 percent of eligible voters cast their ballot, the highest turnout at a referendum there in over two decades. "I'm so proud to be Irish today," Ireland's Equality Minister Aodhan O'Riordain said earlier Saturday, predicting his country had voted in favor of allowing same-sex...

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