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Colum Kenny: Bishops are using hyperbole to obscure clear choices

Published 06/01/2013 | 05:00

Such absolutist language on abortion has unnerved an already indecisive Government, writes Colum Kenny

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If they can't stand the heat, they should get out of the kitchen. Politicians complaining about the level of verbal abuse that they are experiencing from pro-choice and anti-abortion lobbyists are pathetic.

Fine Gael's Minister of State Lucinda Creighton claims that she has received vicious personal and threatening correspondence from both pro-life and pro-choice groups. She should give it to the gardai and get on with governing.

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