Archives mensuelles : juillet 2013

Ireland : Irish minister expelled from party because of freedom of conscience

Ireland was treated to a rare spectacle this week: a politician who opposed a prime minister on a matter of conscience, lost a ministry, was expelled from her party, and parted without rancour. Lucinda Creighton, a 33-year-old rising star in … Lire la suite

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France : European Council Investigates France Over Abuse of Marriage Supporters

France is under scrutiny by a European council for its police abuse of peaceful pro-marriage demonstrators. The Council of Europe is sending investigators to France to look into government violence against people who oppose a new law allowing same-sex marriage. … Lire la suite

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Ireland : Lack of freedom of choice

Or : lack of freedom of choice to use your conscience… Four Irish politicians have had their party whip removed after defying their leader, Prime Minister Enda Kenny, to vote against a bill proposing a change in the country’s abortion … Lire la suite

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