Last week I was reminded of the resilience, hope and courage of the Irish pro-life movement

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 …

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Leading Irish hospital makes willingness to do abortions a condition of employment

By Michael Cook Only doctors who are willing to perform abortions will be considered for two consultant posts at Dublin’s National Maternity Hospital (NMH). The hospital is advertising for a consultant anesthetist and a consultant in obstetrics and gynaecology. According to a statement from the NMH the positions include the “provision of termination-of-pregnancy services, and …

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Only a tiny fraction of Irish GPs sign up to perform abortions

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 …

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Best Irish Times’ photos of 2018 continue the lie that protective abortion laws caused the death of Savita Halappanavar

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. …

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Irish abortion industry says it will be up and ready to kill unborn babies beginning January 7

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 …

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Something profoundly cold and inhumane has entered Irish politics under the guise of ‘freedom’ and ‘choice’

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 …

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Ireland to Force Pro-life Pregnancy Centers and Doctors to Promote and Refer for Abortion

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 …

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Support the Fighting Irish Doctors and Nurses

By Nancy Valko I have always been proud of my Irish heritage so I was especially shocked when a voter referendum in Ireland in May 2018 overwhelmingly approved removing Ireland’s long-standing, constitutional protections for unborn babies and left the details up to the Irish government. Before this, Ireland’s Eighth Amendment protected both unborn babies and …

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Pro-abortion Minister for Health Harris’s leadership by soundbite leads to ethical abyss

By Dave Andrusko NRL News Today has carefully followed the long and tortuous path that brings us to the tragic reality of abortion in Ireland today. There was the lengthy runup to the initial debate whether to delete the pro-life 8th Amendment to the Irish Constitution, then a stacked “Citizens Assembly” which recommended gutting the …

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Meeting of Irish GPs thrown into chaos as at least 50 members walk out in protest because they are being ignored in the formation of abortion legislation

By Dave Andrusko Frustration over the militancy of pro-abortionists following the repeal of the pro-life 8th amendment to the Irish Constitution boiled over yesterday in an extraordinary general meeting of the Irish College of General Practitioners (ICGP) held at members’ request. The Irish Examiner reports that the meeting “was thrown into disarray yesterday when dozens …

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Abortion extremism on display in Ireland: Health minister rejects amendment banning abortions based on disability

By Dave Andrusko As is ever and always the case, when pro-abortionists in Ireland, led by Minister of Health Simon Harris, were campaigning to delete the 8th Amendment from the Irish Constitution, they assured constituents that the legislation that would follow would be “moderate,” “mainstream,” etc., etc., etc. But that was then and this is …

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Two thirds of Irish GPs can’t or won’t perform abortions

640 general practitioners have signed a petition raising concerns over the government’s plan to press ahead with a GP-led abortion service in Ireland. The Government’s refusal to listen to concerns is causing major discontent By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children A majority of Irish GPs are not willing, for either moral or …

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