- 17 May 18
"You just go up to the abortionists, and say, ‘Listen, when your mother gave birth, she had a huge shite - the baby died and the shite lived,'" our man was told by one of its male members.
Here's the original article in full:
With its pickets on the homes of politicians, well-publicised confrontations with pro-choice demonstrations and extensive use in public of provocative imagery, Youth Defence is the most controversial and extreme anti-abortion group in Ireland. But what is the organistation really like - at work, rest and play? How does it function? And who are the key personalities? Mick McCaughan has been involved in Youth Defence from the very beginning, keeping his real identity as an investigative journalist hidden from those around him. Now, with the (1992) abortion referendum almost upon us, he blows his cover and emerges to tell the true story of life inside Youth Defence.
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall...