Savita Halappanavar Died Due to Litany of Failures, Health Information and Quality Authority Report Confirms

By ProLife.ie Editor’s note. Virtually everyone, pro-life and pro-abortion alike, would agree that the dramatic changes in the laws governing abortion in Ireland stem from the tragic death of Savita Halappanava nearly a year ago. Pat Buckley described how “The tragic death of Savita Halappanavar was very effectively exploited to begin the process of the …

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Reported death of woman, following 2012 London abortion, introduced in final week of Ireland’s abortion debate

By Pat Buckley, European Life Network Editor’s note. The following is excerpted from a post that appeared today at europeanlifenetwork.blogspot.com The pro-abortion forces and the liberal media in Ireland know something about timing and use it to deadly effect. We saw for example the barefaced exploitation of the Savita Halappanavar case which was used very effectively …

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Abortion law in Ireland under serious threat from new legislation

By Philippa Taylor Editor’s note. This appeared earlier this week on the blog of the British Christian Medical Fellowship. Ireland is one of the few developed countries in the world where abortion remains illegal under sections 58 and 59 of the Offences against the Person Act 1861. However this could change if proposed new legislation …

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Savita Halappanavar–Medical misadventure verdict does not justify changing Ireland’s abortion law

By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and is CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. The jury in the Savita Halappanavar inquest has returned a unanimous verdict of death by medical misadventure. Savita Halappanavar, 31, was an …

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Savita Halappanavar: Inquest Uncovers Catalogue of Errors

Editor’s note. This analysis came from Lifezine, an Irish pro-life site. The inquest into the death of Savita Halappanavar has uncovered a series of errors and ‘systems failures’ in University Hospital Galway in the preceding days. A crucial blood test that should have triggered alarm bells was not followed up on, and the consultant obstetrician …

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Savita Report Highlights Litany of Failures

Editor’s note. This analysis was provided courtesy of the Irish pro-life organization, LifeZine Doctors caring for Savita Halappanavar, the 31-year-old Indian dentist who died at Galway University Hospital [in Ireland] last year, seriously failed to investigate, recognise and treat the infection which led to her death. This is according to a leaked draft of the …

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10,000 pro-lifers rally in Dublin amidst heated abortion debate

By Hilary White Editor’s note. This appeared at www.lifesitenews.com/news/10000-pro-lifers-rally-in-dublin-amidst-heated-abortion-debate DUBLIN, December 5, 2012– Over 10,000 gathered outside Ireland’s parliament this week to demand that Prime Minister Enda Kenny keep his campaign promise of 2011 not to bring legalized abortion into the Republic. The crowd included five Catholic bishops, and was organized by a united effort …

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Pro-abortionists continue to try to exploit death of Savita Halappanavar

By Dave Andrusko When what is supposedly told a pregnant woman in great distress parrots what pro-abortionists would love to have you believe is typical behavior by “cold-hearted” pro-lifers, your ears instantly perk up and you say to yourself, “that is awfully convenient.” In this case, of course, I am referring to the tragic death …

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Savita Journalist Admits Story Muddled – Maybe No Abortion Request

Editor’s note. This appeared today at LifeZine, an Irish pro-life site. Kitty Holland, the Irish Times journalist who sparked an international media firestorm when she broke the story of the death of Savita Halappanavar last month has admitted that the facts of the case are still completely unclear. She also conceded that the central claim …

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Ireland’s abortion furore

A mother’s death becomes instant propaganda for dismantling protection of unborn children. By Michael Kirke Ireland contra mundum [IRELAND against the world]–or more accurately, mundus contra Hiberniam [the world against Ireland]–-seems to be the burden of shrill, not to say lurid headlines circling the globe since Wednesday of last week, when the story broke about …

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Changing Ireland’s abortion law will not save any mothers and could lead to 11,000 more abortions annually

By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. Savita Halappanavar was an Indian woman who tragically died on 28 October in Galway University Hospital, Ireland from overwhelming infection after allegedly being …

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Pro-choice side must not hijack this terrible event

By Eilís Mulroy Editor’s note. The British Society for the Protection of Unborn Children is among many pro-life organizations who have responded to rush-to-judgment “claims that Savita Halappanavar’s death was due to a hospital’s refusal to abort her unborn child by inducing labour. According to reports, Mrs Halappanavar was 17 weeks’ pregnant when she came …

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