DPP said ban on condoms would not be upheld in court

“The Director of Public Prosecutions would not have taken a case against university students for selling condoms because courts would likely have found the contraceptive ban unconstitutional, a letter from the DPP to the attorney general reveals. The first contraceptive vending machine in the State was installed in University College Dublin, Belfield, in January 1979 by the students’ union …” (more)

[Genevieve Carbery, Irish Times, 31 December]

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