Lecturer on Law and Politics, Department of Government, Harvard University
October 28, 2022
10:00am - 11:15am
Lower Level Conference Room, Adolphus Busch Hall
In a landslide vote in 2018, Irish voters repealed the country's 35-year abortion ban. How did such a transformation take hold in a nation known for its religious and conservative values? Joe McHugh, who served as the Government's Chief Whip during this time, will reflect on this groundbreaking moment in Irish history and offer broader insights into politics, persuasion, and consensus-building over
contentious matters and in polarizing times.