Thursday 27 July 2017

Buckle up for some tiresome mud-slinging

Abortion referendum: Let's have a grown-up discussion
Abortion referendum: Let's have a grown-up discussion
Ian O'Doherty

Ian O'Doherty

So, it looks like next spring, then.

Yes, the early word coming out of the Dáil on Thursday was that following the Citizen's Assembly recommendations, we could have an referendum on abortion within the next 12 months.

Oh, what fun we're going to have. The meetings of minds! The respectful understanding that everyone is entitled to their opinion! The glorious feeling that we are a mature democracy which can thrash out our social problems in a measured, studied and, most importantly of all, calm way!

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