Many in Leinster House remain on the fence on abortion question
Inside Politics podcast: The Eighth Amendment battle lines have been drawn
Sinn Féin TD Peadar Tóibín said he did not agree with his party’s stance on the Eighth Amendment. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times
For Sinn Féin TD Peadar Tóibín - who supports the full retention of the Eighth Amendment - concerns about “sex selection” abortions and abortion when the foetus has been screened for Down Syndrome are key points on which the referendum campaign will be fought.
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He talks to Hugh, Fiach and Sarah about his view on abortion and his opposition of his own party’s position.
Deputy Tóibín also answers questions about a difficult week for Sinn Féin, as the Barry McElduff affair raised questions over the party leadership and how Sinn Féin handles its own dark legacy.
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