Read it all here -
I have had some time for him up to now, he has done some good work and his father was treated despicably by the state (actually being saved from the hangman's noose by Chalie Haughey who at a cabinet meeting told them to commute his death sentence, Haughey for all his faults at least opposed state murder!), however on this issue, he needs to listen to views other than TORL and see sense! The proven fact is that the Swedish model as has been shown on the Prostitution Consultation Commitee on this board is insane and a very serious threat to the lives of very vulnerable women, as well as enabling traffickers and psychotic clients by driving the biz underground!
Of course, Shatter and the lads will introduce their own criminalisation bill shortly and will not allow Pringle's bill to pass first!
It's just band wagon jumping to appeal to what was traditionally the most conservative county in the Republic. this was due to the fact that so many of its young people joined the diaspora even if only down to NUIG and the damn poverty of the place!