John Waters is/is not a professional contrarian who does/does not believe that blasphemy should/should not be removed from the Irish constitution: Here is John arguing/not arguing the point back in 2009: The right to give expression to the religious concept of reality itself depends on the right to freedom of expression. If we move... Continue Reading →
In the Irish abortion referendum, the 'No' side -- those campaigning against the repeal of Ireland's archaic Constitutional abortion ban -- certainly had their work cut out. The way the Constitution was worded meant they had to persuade the Irish electorate to defend all of the following: (a) forcing raped pubescent teens to carry unwanted pregnancies to term;... Continue Reading →
(From the Irish Times; HT @solo1y) Does this mean that Catholics who vote to repeal Ireland's abortion ban might be forgiven if they turn up to the Popefest in August? Or partially forgiven if they catch it on TV? I think it does. Spread the word. Every vote counts!
This happened last night: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBepD4Mv9zw Host Claire Byrne's opening line revealed what, in retrospect, might kindly be seen as something of a naive ambition: Tonight, everything you need to know about next week's referendum on the Eighth Amendment. Wow, Claire. Everything I need to know? I mean, everything??? Let's just say that this was the... Continue Reading →
Is it libel if the person actually said it? Oh well. This guy has been saying stuff. A whole lot of stuff actually. Today he's been discussing the forthcoming abortion referendum in Ireland: A COUNTY councillor has defended claims that the abolition of the Eighth Amendment will lead to sex slavery becoming “normalised”. Leitrim Independent... Continue Reading →