By Paul Smeaton, LifeSiteNews BELFAST, Northern Ireland, December 2, 2019 – Thousands gathered outside the parliament buildings in Belfast, Northern Ireland on Saturday in protest against the region’s new abortion laws, which came into force in October. Since 1967, Northern Ireland has been the only part of the United Kingdom (UK) where abortion has remained …Continue reading "Thousands protest radical new abortion laws in Northern Ireland"
Abortion will come to be seen as the greatest human rights abuse in history By Gavin Boyne When I think back to the day the Eighth Amendment was repealed, I find it hard not to recall the scenes in Dublin Castle when the result was announced. As someone who was nearly aborted and who owes …Continue reading "The most extreme pro-abortion people have taken charge"
By Texas Right to Life Last year, Ireland voted in a referendum to legalize the killing of preborn babies. Before the fateful vote on May 25, 2018, the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution recognized the Right to Life of the preborn child. In a vote influenced heavily by anti-Life organizations around the world, Ireland rejected …Continue reading "Ireland forces taxpayers to pay for all elective abortions"
By Niamh Uí Bhriain Editor’s note. The 8th amendment was the pro-life amendment to the Irish Constitution that was removed in May 2018 in a referendum. Last week, I traveled to Cork to meet with pro-life leaders in Munster and we talked, amongst other things, about renewing and rebuilding our culture, about the hope provided …Continue reading "Last week I was reminded of the resilience, hope and courage of the Irish pro-life movement"
By the Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues Last week The Women and Equalities Committee of the UK Parliament held its final session examining Northern Ireland’s abortion law. Currently there is no functioning government in Northern Ireland due to lack of a power sharing agreement between the two major political parties; a UK appointed Secretary of …Continue reading "UK: Committee Questions Abortion Law in N. Ireland"
Editor’s note. This comes from the Irish pro-life group Family & Life The National Maternity Hospital in Holles Street has confirmed that two recently advertised consultant posts will be available only to doctors willing to carry out abortions. The hospital advertised posts for consultants in anaesthesia, obstetrics and gynaecology for those “willing to contribute to …Continue reading "No Pro-Life Doctors Need Apply – – National Maternity Hospital in Holles Street"
By David Quinn A case has come to light from the Coombe hospital [in Dublin] involving a woman who was told she could have not an abortion – not yet at any rate – because her unborn baby’s abnormality did not appear to fall within the definition of ‘fatal’ that is contained in the new …Continue reading "Coombe case puts instant pressure on Ireland’s new abortion law to become even more permissive"
By Dave Andrusko Given the uneasiness in the medical community about the introduction of abortion on demand through at least the first 12 weeks of pregnancy, and outright opposition by other physicians to abortion at all, it shouldn’t surprise anyone that over the weekend the pro-abortion Irish Times would report that not a single General …Continue reading "Only a tiny fraction of Irish GPs sign up to perform abortions"
By Dave Andrusko Strangely enough, when juxtiposed, the two items reminded me of the aphorism, “One man’s meat is another man’s poison.” Or maybe not so odd. The headline for a story in today’s Irish Times reads Photographs of 2018: ‘Irish Times’ photographers’ best shotsFrom Ann Lovett’s former boyfriend to the Eighth Amendment abortion referendum. …Continue reading "Best Irish Times’ photos of 2018 continue the lie that protective abortion laws caused the death of Savita Halappanavar"
By Dave Andrusko Wasting no time, a mere one day after the formality of Republic of Ireland President Michael D Higgins signing the “Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Bill 2018,” the Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA) announced it has completed all its preparations and will be ready to end the lives of unborn babies …Continue reading "Irish abortion industry says it will be up and ready to kill unborn babies beginning January 7"
By Dave Andrusko The vise continues to close tighter around the throats of unborn children in Ireland. Once among the most protective countries in the world, the Republic of Ireland seems bent on mimicking the worst pro-abortion policies found anywhere. Consider the Slippery Slope firmly wedged into this headline in the Irish Times: “Abortion campaigners …Continue reading "Something profoundly cold and inhumane has entered Irish politics under the guise of ‘freedom’ and ‘choice’"
By Katie Franklin Seven months after Irish voters overwhelmingly chose to repeal the country’s long-standing prohibition on abortion, Parliament is on the verge of legalizing the fatal practice by January 1. Rife with controversial mandates, the bill would make abortion available through [at least]12 weeks of pregnancy and force pro-life citizens who disagree with the …Continue reading "Ireland to Force Pro-life Pregnancy Centers and Doctors to Promote and Refer for Abortion"