\"Down

Down in Union Square, New York, we asked the locals if gay marriage should be legal Photo by: IrishCentral

IrishCentral asks New Yorkers “Do you think gay couples should be allowed to marry?” - VIDEO

\"Down

Down in Union Square, New York, we asked the locals if gay marriage should be legal Photo by: IrishCentral

Watch more of our IrishCentral videos here

Do you want “legislation on love” or do you want everyone, including gay couples, “to be happy?” We asked the people of New York the question, “Should gay marriage be legalized?”

From the tongue-tied to the religious, our roving reporter tracked down some interesting opinions on love, privacy, and gay marriage, in Union Square, Manhattan.

Just last year, gay marriage in New York was legalized and so far thousands of couples including New York City Speaker Christine Quinn have taken advantage of the change. In fact, the first gay couple to get married in New York had Irish roots.

Last week, a new poll in Ireland showed that two-thirds of the Irish agree that gay marriage should be legalized. Historically, President Barack Obama and Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland Eamon Gilmore declared their support last year.

This week, New Yorkers young and old, native and immigrant, had their say on IrishCentral.

Read more news on IrishCentral on the topic of gay marriage

Here’s our video:

COMMENTS

Log in with your social accounts:

Or, log in with your IrishCentral account:

Forgot your password ?

Don't have an account yet? Register now !

Join IrishCentral with your social accounts:


Already have an account ?

Or, sign up for an IrishCentral account below:

By clicking above you are indicating that you have read & agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.


Make sure we gathered the correct information from you

By clicking above you are indicating that you have read & agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.


You already have an account on IrishCentral! Please confirm you're the owner.


Our new policy requires our users to save a first and last name. Please update your account: