Ignore rhetoric, focus on detail
Published 23/10/2012 | 08:00
Barristers - like preachers - are prone to rhetorical flourishes. Leaving aside, for a moment, the distracting and unhelpful "bullet in the head" metaphor, can anyone give a good answer to the substantive element of the question John Larkin posed to Dawn Purvis four years ago?
What is the difference between terminating the life of a disabled child two days before his or her due date and terminating that life (humanely; no bullets involved) a few days later?
REV DR DAVID CLEMENTS
Portadown, Co Armagh