Monday 25 September 2017

Bishops' stance on Coir welcome

I have read the outrageous claims by Coir on the Lisbon Treaty and its impact on the Irish constitution.

The simple fact is that Ireland's position on the right to life of the unborn is protected by a protocol we had inserted in the Maastricht Treaty 16 years ago.

It states clearly that nothing in the EU treaties "shall affect the application in Ireland of Article 40.3.3 of the Constitution of Ireland".

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