- Aug 29, 2017
They should leave such matters to the conscience of individual members.
Take same sex marriage, for example. There are many gays who have concerns about immigration, particularly in regards to Islam. There are also many centrist and libertarian leaning types who see the need for tougher immigration and integration policies.
Why alienate these segments of the population?
Leave these social issues to the discretion of each member.
And if they're ever in a position to vote on such matters in the Dail, they should be left to a free vote.
Whats unreasonable about this?
Hi Heraclitus , whats unreasonable is that by being silent , you allow the likes of Solidarity PBP and others on the left to push their agendas in communities without any resistance , like for example Brid Smith in Ballyfermot , people in these areas think that everyone must be in favour and so they too get on board with the others in the area and before long the entire community is behind abortion simply because no other public voice in the area was heard