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Coppinger must learn to take her medicine

Olivia Kelleher (‘Abortion bus controversy’, Irish Examiner, October 26) reports that Ruth Coppinger, TD, has expressed her disgust at the pro-life protesters who chanted as she made a speech when the abortion bus rolled into Cork.

I firmly believe in free speech, but find that Ruth Coppinger and her Anti-Austerity Alliance Party colleagues, who regularly advocate for acts of civil disobedience, appear unwilling to take the same medicine they like to dish out from those with whom they disagree.

Frank Browne

Ballyroan Park

Templeogue

Dublin 16


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