Tuesday 23 January 2018

Colum Kenny: Bishops are using hyperbole to obscure clear choices

Colum Kenny

Colum Kenny

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

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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