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Why home defenders haven’t got a prayer

LAST week Fianna Fáil voted against Fine Gael’s proposal to decriminalise the defence of one’s home and family against intruders.

In contrast, over the summer FF criminalised the sale of fake mass cards. The punishment for this heinous crime, which brings fear and terror into so many communities, is up to 10 years in jail and/or a fine of €300,000.

How thoughtful of FF to comfort terrified lonely people by reassuring them that if they are murdered in their beds the mass cards at their funeral will be legally purchased.

Jason FitzHarris

Swords

Co Dublin


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