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Same sex marriage divides Manx public opinion

Mon, 25 Jan 2016


Plans to allow same sex marriage on the Island have divided public opinion - with one man claiming "real men" would stop spending money here.

The public were asked to share their thoughts on proposed changes to legislation - 90 people came out in support and 76 were against it.

Among those who opposed the idea was one respondent who said "under no circumstances" should it be allowed and another who said it should be "kept off the Island".

Chief Minister Allan Bell says the issue will now be considered in the House of Keys in February: 

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