- 10 Jul 13
A conservative commentator has tried to tease out what he regards as the absurdity of the government’s proposed, very limited abortion legislation - but only highlighted the contradictions of the anti-choice movement...
John Waters has taken some serious stick for posing a seemingly impertinent question in the Irish Catholic: “What is the difference in human rights terms between a situation in which a distraught male goes in to his doctor and says that his partner is making him suicidal and that he fears that unless (the doctor) arranges to have the partner killed he will kill himself, and a situation in which a distraught female goes to her doctor and says that her unborn child is making her suicidal and that she fears that unless (the doctor) arranges...?”
I could say something about Harry Browne’s brilliant, blistering, back-to-rock-basics book on Bono, but I won’t. No point annoying the neighbours (chortle).