Creighton's cold comfort
The Fine Gael junior minister is sticking to her beliefs by voting against the abortion bill this week, and will lead a new alliance of rebel FG deputies.
Where now for Lucinda Creighton? The junior minister is preparing to follow up her anti-abortion speech last week by voting against her own government's bill on Wednesday.
When Creighton walked into the Dáil chamber last week to make her hard-hitting address on the bill, she was fully aware of the implications of the amendments she was about to seek to the legislation. The complete omission of the suicide clause, time limits for abortion and legal...
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