'No' campaign say rejecting referendum is only way to make state accountable

Advocates for a 'No' vote in the Children's Referendum say voting no is the only way to make the state accountable for their failures.

A group of campaigners met in Dublin this morning, with members of the Christian Solidarity Party and Parents for Children represented.

Doris Dempsey, who fought against her son being adopted in Britain, made an impassioned plea to vote 'No': "To see this amendment passed now is to put other families what I've been through.

"Thirty-five years later, I am still traumatised by it. I was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder."

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