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Even if you wrapped the DUP in a Rainbow Flag they would still be the most hateful people to exist
ireland / britain | miscellaneous | opinion / analysis Wednesday November 04, 2015 18:38 by Fionnghuala Nic Roibeaird - WSM
For the first time in the history of the Northern Irish state a majority of MLAs (members of the Parliament in the North of Ireland) have voted in favour of Marriage Equality. The motion, however, has fallen due to the DUP (Democratic Unionist Party) launching a Petition of Concern which blocks any passing of the motion to law.
Voting against the motion - as 52 politicians did - is one thing, but guaranteeing its failure in spite of a winning majority vote reveals the homophobic, bigoted and bitter nature of the DUP.