WITH PERSISTENT talk of proposed exclusion zones being implemented in an effort to reduce the abuse endured by women attending hospitals that provide abortion services, WWN looks at how such zones would work.
While there are a number of proposals being considered, the department of health has whittled down the number of options available to it when operating exclusion zones:
1) Install a good-natured but stern old man to admonish protesters who defy the established cordon
An avuncular man in his 60s would deliver various phrases in the direction of conservative Catholic groups such as ‘fuck off away with yourselves’, ‘have you no homes to go to’, ‘didn’t hear a feckin’ peep out of you lot during the Children’s Rights Referendum, did we?’ and ‘you’re havin’ a giraffe if you think the big man upstairs is giving you brownie points for this lark. You’re only embarrassing yourselves, gwan, off you pop’.
2) Relocate a mass grave from the grounds of any number of religious orders’ properties and place it next to hospitals
This seems the most sensible option as pro-life protesters have shown that children neglected by the Catholic church are their kryptonite and they can’t be within 50 miles of such places. Problem solved.
3) Alternatively place a foster home, orphanage, or Tusla facility beside a hospital
These buildings are more like garlic to the soul-sucking vampiric nature of anti-abortion protesters.
4) Tell them RTÉ have cancelled the Angelus
That should give women entering hospitals to receive a whole host of medical care a brief respite as the protesters storm RTÉ.
5) Dangle a portion of communion bread on a fishing line outside a hospital
Much like the old TV prank show trick of attaching money to the end of a fishing rod, the communion bread would be seized upon by the anti-abortion protesters and as they lunged at the body of Christ a trained fisherman would reel them in and place them in the back of a van before driving them to the outskirts of town.
6) Tell them only dole claiming foreigners are aborting babies at this particular hospital
Watch as the disappointed crowd quickly disperses after learning the type of hypothetical baby they’d pretend to care about wasn’t being aborted at the hospital.