Ireland: Martin refuses to outline position on abortion

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Martin refuses to outline position on abortion
The Fianna Fáil leader has pledged to allow party members a free vote on the issue

7 May 2017
Michael Staines

The leader of Fianna Fáil has refused to reveal his stance on Ireland’s abortion laws.

Micheál Martin has pledged to allow party members a free vote on the issue – adding that the people have a right to decide on what happens to the Eighth Amendment.

On Yates on Sunday this afternoon, Deputy Martin said he has always come from a pro-life background – but refused to be drawn on how he would vote in any potential referendum.

Continued at source: Newstalk: http://www.newstalk.com/Martin-refuses-to-outline-position-on-abortion