"I'd actually be okay with human sacrifices, Rónán. The world is overpopulated as it is. And no one's suing anyone. Nor is any of this over a simple whack on the bottom with a wooden spoon. We're talking slavery,…"
"The nuns didn't keep places clean. The women who worked/slaved for them did. If you for one minute believe that a nun ever picked up a mop and bucket in any of those places, you're sadly mistaken.So let's be careful with language: it…"
"Thanks, Bernard. And I don't plan on going anywhere. We still haven't ripped up the last piece of dirty carpet in Ireland's "architecture of containment": the mother-baby homes. Since adoption became legal in Ireland in…"
"'The Magdalene Sisters' was actually highly accurate. Director/actor Peter Mullan based the film on a 1997 documentary by Steve Humphries called 'Sex in a Cold Climate', which featured four women recounting their experiences.…"
"Gerry invited me to reply to this thread, so with some trepidation I shall. I would first like to condition my response with the fact that Justice for Magdalenes, the advocacy org I co-founded back in 2003, officially ended its political campaign…"