‘A Woman voting for Divorce is like a Turkey voting for Christmas’ says Alice
We’ve moved on a bit since Alice, but this gives an idea of attitudes in the mid 80’s. Alice wasn’t a crackpot either as these views were fairly mainstream. She was a Fine Gael TD for Dublin Central at the time.
Well worth a read.
Amongst Other Divorce Referendum items on the site…
Alice Glenn Report 1987- ‘Why Fine Gael Divorced Alice Glenn’
Divorce Action Group- Yes to Divorce
1986- ‘The Association of Lawyers against the Amendment
1986 ‘The Balance of Compassion’ – ’12 reasons for saying no’
Labour Party ‘Yes’ to Divorce 1986