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Laws banning protests outside abortion facilities are extremely rare

Laws banning protests outside abortion facilities are extremely rare

Minister Simon Harris has promised to introduce “exclusion zones” to prevent protests outside hospitals, clinics and GP surgeries where abortions take place or abortion pills are prescribed.  This would make us the only country in Europe to have such a law, as Lawyers...

Why the State should tax married couples less

Why the State should tax married couples less

Should single people pay less tax and married people pay more than under the present Irish system? That seems to be the gist of an article in the Irish Times this week. In tones of regret, it said that “while society has moved forward in so many ways over recent...

Save the date for the Rally For Life!

Save the date for the Rally For Life!

This year's Rally for Life, organised by the Life Institute, takes place on 6th July in Dublin City Centre.It sounds like a cliché to say that it’s more important than ever that pro-life advocates gather and stand up for life, but it really is vital in these deeply...

New post in Garvan Hill

New post in Garvan Hill

There is careless and sloppy journalism and there is cold calculated malicious journalism. Sadly both fit into the spectrum to which Janet Malcolm notoriously drew attention in a New Yorker essay thirty years ago when she wrote:”Every journalist who is not too stupid...