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VIDEO: 'I fear this will become the contraceptive of choice for people' - Fianna Fáil's Marc MacSharry on abortion legislation


Fianna Fáil's Marc MacSharry has claimed that abortion will become a contraceptive method being pushed by "men and not women".

Deputy MacSharry did a U-turn in the Dail on Thursday, stating he could not support the abortion legislation after previously committing to back the legal changes.

At the introductory stage debate of the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Bill, the Sligo-Leitrim TD said: "I fear that this will become the contraceptive of choice for people down the line; not today, next week or even next year, but in time.

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