Wednesday 21 February 2018

Those opposed to abortion law being branded fanatics

David Quinn

David Quinn

The meme is being well and truly planted in the public mind now; those opposed to the abortion bill are at best impolite and at worst extremist and fanatical.

Thus it was impolite and inappropriate for Eddie Shaw, chairman of the board of management at a primary school in Dublin, to put leaflets advertising the recent pro-life vigil on Merrion Square into the schoolbags of children.

I wouldn't have done that, but the pressure applied to him was such that he had to resign his position.

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