Voting ‘No’ does not make you anti-equality or homophobic 6/5/15
Senator Rónán Mulen writing in today’s Irish Independent criticises the government for manipulating the language on the ballot paper.
Normally, your referendum ballot has a neutral title (like ‘Judges’ Pay’ or ‘Oireachtas Inquiries’). You, the voter, are supposed to be sovereign. There should be no manipulation. But this time it’s different. The phrase ‘marriage equality’ is a little message from the Government, just as you’re picking up the pencil, that if you thinking of voting ‘No’, you’re anti-equality and homophobic.
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