Mattie McGrath commenting on abortion committee. “The fat lady hasn’t sung here….and I don’t mean the Chairperson” of the committee pic.twitter.com/oggqME5w6Z
— Sean Defoe (@SeanDefoe) December 13, 2017
Portly pro-life Independent TD Mattie McGrath improvises on the plinth ahead of a series of votes this afternoon by the Oireachtas committee on the Eighth Amendment.
The committee, whose chairwoman is Fine Gael pro-choice Senator Catherine Noone (top), is expected to recommend repealing and not replacing the Eighth Amendment.
People Before Profit TDs Bríd Smith (left) and Ruth Coppinger holding Abortion pills during a press conference on the plinth before the Eighth Committee votes.