The government’s key defence, that the bill was unconstitutional, was undermined by the fact that it refused to publish the attorney general’s advice; offered no response to the contrary advice of 43 legal experts as well as a former attorney general; and, unbelievably, offered no concrete proposal to amend the constitution by repealing the Eighth Amendment.
However, it was Minister for Health Leo Varadkar’s speech to the Dáil last December that confirmed...
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