Nadine O'Regan: Artistic Licence

Lifting the cloak of impartiality

24th July, 2016
A pro-choiceactivist holds a banner at a recent rally: should journalists nail their colours to the mast on contentious issues? Picture: Collins

That word is ‘Repeal’, and – as most people who support the pro-choice movement are aware – that word is heavily symbolic in 2016. The ‘Repeal’ logo is a visual emblem of personal beliefs, calling for a referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment and endorsing a woman’s right to choose.

Most supporters have bought the jumper rather than the bag, which also has the word ‘Repeal’ on its front. The...

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