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Ireland Gay Marriage Bill Signed into Law

A gay marriage has been signed into law in Ireland, six months after a historic referendum made the traditionally Catholic nation the first country in the world to approve it by popular vote. The bill clears the way for same-sex weddings to begin within a month. Irish President Michael Higgins is visiting the United States, so senior officials signed the bill in his place. The president's office was the final stop for the measure after a May referendum in which 62 percent of...

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