Updated at 2:25 p.m. ETIreland has become the first-ever country to approve same-sex marriage by referendum, voting overwhelmingly to approve it despite opposition from clergy in the heavily Catholic nation, according to official results announced today.Reuters says in Friday's vote "more than 60 percent of eligible voters cast their ballot, the highest turnout at a referendum there in over two decades."Earlier, both sides in the debate acknowledged that the "yes" vote had succeeded.Leo...
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