‘England get out of Ireland’ does not apply to abortion

Sinn Féin and DUP show abortion ranks higher than nationalism or unionism

An anti-abortion activist demonstrates outside Parliament Buildings in Belfast on Monday during a special sitting of the Northern Ireland Assembly. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP via Getty Images

An anti-abortion activist demonstrates outside Parliament Buildings in Belfast on Monday during a special sitting of the Northern Ireland Assembly. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP via Getty Images

The behaviour of those who have imposed abortion on Northern Ireland is reprehensible but so is that of the people who have stood aside and allowed it to happen. Forcing an abortion regime has made a mockery of devolution and seriously threatened the Belfast Agreement. 

Contrast the disgusted reaction to Brexit being imposed on the people of Northern Ireland who did not vote for it with the delight expressed at the imposition of abortion on people who did not vote for it.

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