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Presbyterian Church responds to British government's legacy consultation

Proposals aimed at addressing the legacy of the Troubles were announced in May

The Presbyterian Church has made public its response to the British government’s consultation on the past.

In its contribution the Presbyterian Church in Ireland said it “remain greatly exercised that the legal definition of a victim makes no distinction between the perpetrators of violence and those attacked”.

“This is morally unacceptable,” it said.

“A serious effort must be made to deal with the sense of moral and judicial outrage and hurt that this causes.”

The deadline for submissions is Friday.

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