Ireland: Abortion movement has been hijacked by the middle class

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Abortion movement has been hijacked by the middle class
The Repeal campaign should be challenging political and economic inequalities
May 1, 2017
Kitty Holland

There was a poster in our house in 1983, used in the campaign that year against the proposed Eighth Amendment to the Constitution. I was 11 and thought it was beautiful.

It was a charcoal drawing of a young woman, her head in her hands in apparent despair. An infant at her feet, crying, tugs at her skirt. The slogan beneath read: “It’s life that needs amending. Not the Constitution.”

Continued at source: Irish Times: https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/abortion-movement-has-been-hijacked-by-the-middle-class-1.3066835