Tag Archives: Ireland

Irish Health Minister Harris is wrong: evidence shows that people voted on the 8th amendment, not his bill

By Niamh Uí Bhriain, spokeswoman, Life Institute Editor’s note. Life Institute is a leading Irish pro-life organization. The 8th amendment to the Irish Constitution, which was vanquished in a May referendum, protected the equal right to life of

Irish MP quits party over abortion vote

Peter Fitzpatrick TD is resigning from Fine Gael and will stand as an independent. He previously called BPAS “horrifying” By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Pro-life TD (member of the Dail, the Irish parliament)

Irish Health Minister promoting one of most liberal abortion regimes in Europe

Editor’s note. The following post comes from the Irish pro-life group, Life Institute . Simon Harris is Ireland’s pro-abortion Health Minister. The Dáil is the lower house of the Irish Parliament. TDs are members of The Dáil.

Having sold its soul, now Ireland mortgages its future

By K.V. Turley Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post that appeared at LifeSite News. So the die is cast, the way ahead is clear, the course is set. Ireland’s Constitutional pro-life protection for the unborn

Irish taxpayers to fund abortions

Is this what the Irish people want the healthcare budget spent on? By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Just 24 hours after Ireland’s constitutional protection of the unborn ended with President Michael D Higgins’ signing

Another step closer to legal abortion in Ireland

By Michael Cook On Tuesday, Ireland’s president, Michael D. Higgins, signed into law legislation amending the Constitution to remove constitutional protection for the unborn, following May’s constitutional referendum. A couple of predictably ineffectual legal challenges had delayed

Irish doctors to be forced into “aiding and abetting” abortion

Former Prime Minister John Bruton criticised the proposal that doctors will have to refer for abortion at the Pro-Life Campaign’s annual dinner. By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Is this a brighter Ireland? As

Ireland has fallen – and the battle is just beginning

By Jonathon Van Maren Editor’s note. My family and I will be on our vacation through September 7. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best”

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