Lawyers for No confident public will reject repeal of Eighth Amendment

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Lawyers for No confident public will reject repeal of Eighth Amendment
Benedict O Floinn says proposal to remove rights of unborn from Constitution ‘clearly unjust’

April 27, 2018
Barry Roche

The Irish people will reject the Government’s proposal to repeal the Eighth Amendment because they feel uncomfortable with it paving the way for abortion on demand, a leading lawyer campaigning for a No vote has predicted.

Barrister Benedict O Floinn BL of the Lawyers for No group said if it was any other issue other than abortion, the matter would have been settled by now. He expressed confidence the referendum would be defeated, the Government will accept the result and the issue will not trouble the Irish people again.

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