RTE News: State urged to protect same-sex couples

Fine Gael has called on legislators to give legal protection to same-sex couples and Sinn Féin has accused the Government of rolling back gay rights won in the courts. Both were speaking following a call by a senior Anglican churchman for inheritance and other rights to be given to gay couples living together. Church of Ireland Archdeacon Gordon Linney last night called for legislation to protect cohabiting gay couples. [Continue Reading]