I’m proud to say myself and Paul Murphy TD voted and spoke AGAINST extending the Offences Against the State Act today. A jury is an essential part of democracy, the Act gives the judges sole rights to decide. Judges are mostly political appointees, so who do you think they favour – our class or theirs? Here’s a brief clip from this evening’s news on RTE.
Tag: special courts
Bríd begins by demanding an appeal against a recent ruling by a High Court judge attacking worker’s rights and goes on to attack the renewal of the Offences Against the State Act and its anti-democratic principles.