Tag Archives: Ireland

Ireland: Abortion Contagion Spreading to Northern Ireland

The Health Minister for the Republic of Ireland has announced that women in Northern Ireland will be able to access abortion services in the south By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children In a move

Leading Irish pro-life organization analyses why they lost abortion referendum

Editor’s note. The following introduction comes from our friends at Life Institute. To read the entire report, click here. It explains why the referendum to remove the pro-life 8th Amendment succeeded. Your referendum update The vote against

Members of the Irish Parliament “appear obsessed with abortion”

“Behaving like Global Cheerleaders for legalized Abortion” Editor’s note. The Pro Life Campaign is a leading pro-life organization in the Republic of Ireland. “TDs” are members of the lower house of the Irish Parliament. The Pro Life Campaign

Member of Irish Parliament quits her pro-abortion party over its refusal to allow her a free vote on abortion

By Dave Andrusko For a pro-life member of an Irish political party that would not allow its members the right to exercise their conscience in matters of abortion, the die was cast last weekend for Sinn Féin

Doctors must refer women for abortions, Irish Prime Minister says

But will he have to compromise? By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Irish Taoiseach [Prime Minister] Leo Varadkar has insisted that doctors will be forced to refer women for abortions when legislation is introduced following

Pro-Choice Authoritarianism Is Coming to Ireland

By Wesley J. Smith Irish voters have instructed their government to legalize abortion. That will undoubtedly happen. So will religious oppression. Leo Varadkar, the taoiseach (prime minister), has announced that Catholic medical institutions will be forced by

Pro-abortion author says the lesson of the Irish referendum is that abortion is “love”

By Dave Andrusko Katha Pollitt is a veteran pro-abortion author and scribe whose ramblings we have dissected on numerous occasions. Like most everyone Pollitt was surprised (and, in her case, overjoyed) when a referendum in Ireland overwhelmingly

Irish health chief pushes taxpayer abortion funding

By Calvin Freiburger DUBLIN, Ireland, June 1, 2018 — Ireland may soon not only legalize, but subsidize, abortion depending on the final version of a currently under consideration. The Irish government is evaluating the details of a

Is euthanasia the next step for Ireland after abortion?

By Michael Cook Hard on the heels of Ireland’s historic approval of abortion in a constitutional referendum last week comes a bill to legalise euthanasia. Junior minister John Halligan is working on draft legislation which will be introduced

We Stand with You: An Open-Letter to Ireland’s Pregnancy Centers

By Katie Franklin Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post at Pregnancy Help News and is reposted with permission. On May 25, Ireland’s longstanding policy to protect the right to life of children in the womb came

Our hearts are broken. But we will fight on, because no referendum can ever make abortion right

By Niamh Úi Bhriain, Chairwoman, Save the Eighth Editor’s note. Last Friday the Republic of Ireland legalized abortion by repealing the 8th Amendment to the Constitution. I know that your heart, like mine, feels broken. We need

Ireland’s referendum vote: the opening salvo in a limitless attack on unborn babies

By Dave Andrusko There will continue to be endless fallout from last week’s vote to eviscerate the 8th Amendment to the Irish Constitution. How can it not be? Passage of the referendum was merely the opening salvo