Saturday 27 May 2017

Repealers must do homework and let us do housework

The pro-abortion movement is in danger of turning into a farce with its threat to call a national strike, writes Barbara McCarthy

'In an effort to push the Government to call a referendum, the privileged, inexperienced, misandric pro-abortion movement is calling on us to down tools, wear black and get local businesses to shut up shop'. Photo: Gerry Mooney
'In an effort to push the Government to call a referendum, the privileged, inexperienced, misandric pro-abortion movement is calling on us to down tools, wear black and get local businesses to shut up shop'. Photo: Gerry Mooney

Barbara McCarthy

I was contemplating getting blue armpit hair implants and taking a day off work to support my sisters in their quest to have abortions at home, but, unfortunately, I'm a single parent and I can't afford to bunk off willy-nilly.

In an effort to push the Government to call a referendum, the privileged, inexperienced, misandric pro-abortion movement is calling on us to down tools, wear black and get local businesses to shut up shop.

"We have one demand," a young girl in a promotional video for Strike4Repeal exclaimed of the movement's raison d'etre. "Call a referendum before the 8th of March or there will be a national strike... Thousands of people took time off work last year to access abortions - we are asking you to show your solidarity with them," another one said.

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