December 10, 2012
Children & Irish Constitution
In the Irish government’s quest for voters to insert stronger rights for children into the constitution, “a measure designed to make it easier for state agencies to protect children from abuse and for neglected kids to be adopted,” the snag hit by the Irish Supreme Court claiming the government’s information booklet urging a “yes” vote mailed to the millions of Irish households was “not fully accurate and violated referendum laws” was unanticipated. The government has since apologized, but still urged voters to vote yes.
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