Activists use bus and robots to send dangerous abortion pills into Northern Ireland

​A robot delivering abortion pills, and a protester takes one in Belfast. They took pills in front of police By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Amid the pressure being piled on the Prime Minister to bypass devolution and impose abortion on Northern Ireland, some activists are engaging in dangerous stunts to make …

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Following High Court decision, Scottish Government repeats intention to consider giving Northern Ireland women free abortions

By Dave Andrusko The forces that attack protective abortion laws never cease in their campaigns. Their motto is if one door closes, try prying open another. Last week we reported that England’s highest court narrowly decided that its National Health Service [NHS] was not obliged to pay for the abortions of women coming to England …

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Britain’s highest court said national health service not obliged to provide free abortions to women coming from Northern Ireland

By Dave Andrusko In a split 3-2 decision, the UK Supreme Court agreed with two lower court decisions that Britain’s National Health Service (NHS)is not obliged to pay for the abortion of a woman who traveled to Britain from Northern Ireland. “The judges agreed with the lower courts that the policy did not amount to …

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Pro-lifers condemn Jeremy Corbyn over Labour Party’s pledge to impose abortion on Northern Ireland

Editor’s note. The following comes from information provided in two separate posts from SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been accused of “breathtaking arrogance” by the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children over the party’s commitment to impose legalised abortion on Northern Ireland through Westminster. Details of …

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What does the political situation in Northern Ireland mean for abortion?

By Liam Gibson, Society for the Protection of Unborn Children [SPUC] Stormont [Parliament] was plunged into crisis after the resignation of Martin McGuinness as deputy first minister last week. On Monday, the Assembly [advanced the date of elections which] will now be held to elect a new executive on March 2. Liam Gibson, SPUC’s Northern …

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100,000 people alive today because 1967 Abortion Act not extended to Northern Ireland

​Editor’s note. This comes from our friends at SPUC–The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. The 1967 Abortion law, which applies to the rest of the United Kingdom, does not apply to Northern Ireland. Additional background follows SPUC’s post. A new report has estimated that the lives of 100,000 people have been saved because …

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Lawyer tells British Supreme Court Northern Ireland women are “second class citizens” because NHS won’t fund their abortions

Editor’s note. This comes from our friends at SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. The Supreme Court heard yesterday that Northern Irish women are “second class citizens” on abortion. This claim was made by Stephen Cragg, who is representing two women who want women from Northern Ireland to be allowed access to National …

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David Steel: ‘Extraordinary’ and ‘ridiculous’ that Northern Ireland still protects unborn children

Editor’s note. This comes from our friends at SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. The former MP [Member of Parliament] responsible for the 1967 Abortion Act has lashed out at the state of the law in Northern Ireland, branding it “simply ridiculous” and “absolutely extraordinary” that abortion is not widely available there. Lord …

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Political atmosphere in Northern Ireland grows more hostile to unborn children

Major vote ahead in May Editor’s note. This comes from our friends at SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. “MLA” refers to Members of the Legislative Assembly. “DIY” refers to Do-it-Yourself abortions. Statistically an unborn baby in Northern Ireland is safer than anywhere else in the United Kingdom. SPUC’s success, in union with …

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Author of British Abortion Act wants provisions extended to Northern Ireland

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. If you want to peruse stories all day long, go directly to nationalrighttolifenews.org and/or follow me on Twitter at twitter.com/daveha I’m not sure who the American equivalent is of Lord David Steel. Maybe it’s not an individual at all, but the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision itself. Steel is the …

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Northern Ireland Executive to consider New Abortion Guidelines

By LifeZine Editor’s note. LifeZine is a publication of the Irish Family & Life Organization. leading Irish pro-life organization. The Sinn Féin is political party. The Northern Ireland Executive will consider revised guidelines on the application of the law on abortion in the province within weeks. The guidelines are being produced amid a campaign to …

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Edwin Poots is Northern Ireland’s first pro-life health minister

Editor’s note. This appears on the blog of John Smeaton, executive director of the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC). SPUC welcomes the appointment of Edwin Poots as Northern Ireland’s new health minister. Liam Gibson, SPUC’s Northern Ireland development officer, told the media earlier today: “SPUC will be praying for success for Mr …

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