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Protection of parents is our right

OUR Constitution is meant to protect mothers from being forced by necessity out to work. Well, it hasn't been very effective, has it?

So we're going to be asked if we want to get rid of this protection.

And 40pc of people surveyed this week have no opinion at all.

I have no problem replacing "women in the home" with "mams and dads and carers of every sort" but it won't be progress if we chuck the reference to the importance of parenting out altogether.

Kids are protected by the Constitution.

So why not the parents who look after them?