Saturday, April 8, 2017

www.protectthe8th.ie

A leaflet published by www.protectthe8th.ie begins with the following paragraphs:

"A number of vocal individuals and groups, supported by allies in the media, are campaigning for a referendum, to repeal the 8th Amendment.

"They are trying to persuade people like you that this amendemnt is an affornt to the human rights of women.

"Many of these campaigners, including the Labour Party and the extreme Left, wish to see abortion as freely available here as it is in Briatain, where one in five unborn babies is killed by abortion. The 8th Amnedment stands in their way."

Leaving aside the discussion on abortion an introduction such as this certainly can't win friends. It sounds so nasty and dismissivie.

Who actually are 'allies of the media'?

It's simply alienating. Nothing nice or pleasant about it.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

you expect a nice and pleasant discussion about abortion?