Making belief in marriage equivalent to racism 26/03/2015
Writing in the Irish Catholic David Quinn, director of the Iona Institute says:
(Responding to remarks by the Archbishop of Dublin) Tiernan Brady of the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network dismissed any possibility of a conscience clause out-of-hand. He said it would like giving opt-outs to white racists.
Anyone with a different view could be treated under law as the equivalent of a racist bigot”
Former Fianna Fáil Minister Pat Carey, who recently came out as gay, dismissed the idea on the grounds that we are now a “mature, pluralist democracy”. (Why don’t “mature” democracies make provision for people’s conscience rights?)
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