Northern Ireland gets abortion, but in a politically unconventional way

By Michael Cook Abortion and same-sex marriage have both been decriminalized in Northern Ireland – but in a most unconventional way. The new law came into effect at the stroke of midnight on October 21. Until then, Northern Ireland had the most conservative abortion policies in the UK. It was governed by an 1861 law …

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911 medical professionals in Northern Ireland calling “for a guarantee they will not have to either carry out or help with abortions”

By Dave Andrusko The response in the medical community in Northern Ireland to Tuesday’s decriminalization of abortion is already manifesting itself. As NRL News Today reported in many posts, a governmental stand-off allowed the British Parliament to impose a radical new abortion law allowing the destruction of unborn life through at least the seventh month …

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SDLP betray Northern Ireland’s unborn babies in their greatest hour of need

Legalisation to kill unborn babies in Northern Ireland comes into force at midnight Editor’s note. As we’ve reported, the political standoff in Northern Ireland opened the door for Members of Parliament in the United Kingdom to impose on unborn children in NI an abortion policy allowing their death until the 7th month of pregnancy. As …

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Time Running Out for Unborn Children in Northern Ireland

By Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues The final countdown for the political parties in Northern Ireland (NI) to re-establish an Executive government and follow legislative procedure to determine any changes to the law on abortion expires in a few days. If no power-sharing Executive is functioning by Monday October 21 the abortion regime passed by …

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Hundreds of Northern Ireland medics oppose new abortion regime

By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children More than 800 health care professionals have written to the secretary of state opposing the imposition of a radical new abortion regime on Northern Ireland. The letter is addressed to Julian Smith MP, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and permanent health secretary for Northern Ireland, …

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Pro-Life Northern Ireland has its Say in massive rallies

“It is a testimony to the pro-life tradition of the Province that so many have taken to the streets.” By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children The pro-life people of Northern Ireland assembled in great numbers over the weekend to protest the imposition of abortion on the Province. Tens of thousands gathered at …

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Dark day as Commons votes to impose abortion on NI and threaten decriminalisation in England and Wales

A shameful amendment which would see abortion imposed upon Northern Ireland has passed through the House of Commons. MPs voted by 332 votes to 99 to pass the amendment. By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children What happened? Tuesday night, the House of Commons voted overwhelmingly in favour of a clause inserted into …

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Society for the Protection of Unborn Children is encouraging Northern Ireland to vote pro-life

By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post that appeared here. With Northern Ireland’s local elections approaching on Thursday May 2, SPUC is encouraging all voters to be aware of their candidate’s position on abortion, and vote pro-life. With Northern Ireland’s pro-life culture currently under attack …

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Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Denounces MPs for trying to ‘Bully’ Northern Ireland into accepting Abortion

The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) is outraged by the document issued Thursday by the House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee, accusing Members of trying to “bully” Northern Ireland into accepting abortion. The report demands the radical liberalization of abortion laws in Northern Ireland. SPUC has branded the report “a sham …

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UK: Committee Questions Abortion Law in N. Ireland

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 …

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Irish Health Minister Harris Wants Free Abortions for Northern Ireland Women

Editor’s note. This comes from the Irish pro-life organization, Family and Life. It is based on stories from the Times of London. Sinn Féin is a political party. The Irish government is trying to find a way to offer free abortions to women from Northern Ireland. Sources close to Simon Harris said the health minister …

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Diana Johnson releases text of bill to decriminalize abortion in Northern Ireland

The Bill will be debated on October 23 This dangerous bill must not pass By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Diana Johnson, the Labour MP for Hull North, has released the text of her upcoming abortion decriminalisation ten minute rule bill. Showing just how much the abortion industry is behind this parliamentary move, …

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