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In Resounding Rebuke to Progressives, Irish Voters Reject Constitutional Overhaul of Motherhood and Family

Charles McQuillan
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar reacts as he speaks to the media Friday at Dublin Castle following the referendum in Ireland.

Confounding pre-referendum polls, they soundly defeated two measures that would have deleted an existing mention of mothers in the Irish Constitution, and widened the definition of the family.