Not So Fast


Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald (right) and Leader of Sinn Féin in the Northern Ireland assembly Michelle O Neill at Dublin Castle during the Eighth Amendment referendum count last month.

Human rights campaigners have lost a UK Supreme Court appeal over the legality of Northern Ireland’s strict abortion law.

But a majority of the seven-strong panel of justices in London expressed the “clear opinion” that the current legislation is “incompatible” with European human rights laws in the cases of fatal foetal abnormality, rape and incest.

Seven Supreme Court justices in London announced their decision this morning…

Human rights campaigners lose UK Supreme Court appeal over legality of NI’s abortion law (RTÉ)


2 thoughts on “Not So Fast

  1. Martin

    This is all going to change regardless of if the DUP like it or not, it took 35 years to repeal the 8th which was something the no side thought wouldn’t happen. But it did in a landslide. Now the north will be changing to.

  2. postmanpat

    No, they’re all mad up there. If abortion legislation goes through the Catholics will be saying the Brits are killing true Christian Catholic babies and the Protestants will be blaming the hated Pope antichrist of killing the British babies. Which doesn’t make sense but when has that ever stopped bigots? Can you imagine the bust ups that will go on outside abortion clinics?

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