Abortion is the most serious matter that will face Sormont lawmakers

Martin O'Brien
I had not intended to write about abortion today. There are many other issues exercising the minds of voters and candidates alike in these few weeks leading up to the assembly election. However, no issue that will come before our new MLAs will have the same consequences for life and death as abortion. Given the scale of the unbalanced commentary around the recent conviction of an unfortunate young woman for procuring an abortion using pills acquired on-line, especially in the columns of this newspaper, one feels impelled to offer some thoughts that while not conforming to the lib[...]

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