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Fatal Foetal Abnormality

Proposed abortion law goes further than earlier drafts

The new General Scheme narrows the scope of conscientious objection, gives a more limited definition of viability post birth, and extends the demarcation of ‘fatal foetal abnormality’ for several weeks past birth.

2018.07.19.

Proposed abortion law is in no way restrictive: Iona Institute

“In the first 12 weeks of pregnancy no medical reason for abortion whatsoever need be offered. Perfectly healthy women will be aborting perfectly healthy babies. How is this ‘healthcare’?" - Maria Steen.

2018.03.28.

Church leaders oppose unrestricted access to abortion

Repealing the eighth amendment and introducing a liberal abortion regime will result in terminations not just up to 12 weeks but in some cases right up to the point of birth - Bishop Leahy.

2018.02.06.

Pro life dismay at Cabinet backing for repeal of Eighth Amendment

“In the coming weeks, it will become clear that the government’s proposal would lead to abortion on demand if voted for in the referendum” – Dr Ruth Cullen.

2018.01.30.

Eighth Amendment saves 5,000+ people each year

When you legalise something you make it normal. And when you make something normal, you get more of it. That’s why abortion rate in other countries is so high: PLC

2017.12.22.

People are only hearing sterilised version of abortion, PLC conference hears

“People don’t want to think about the brutality of what happens to the baby but when you’ve worked in an abortion clinic or thought about it, there is no escaping what it entails” – Abby Johnson.

2017.12.05.

UN Human Rights Committee once again targets Ireland’s abortion law

The United Nations Human Rights Committee “is behaving like the international wing of the Irish abortion lobby,” warns PLC spokesperson Cora Sherlock.

2017.06.14.

The Church is a protector and guarantor of true pluralism

“In our age of flattened earth, narrowed horizons, conformity to a shallow consumerism and superficial variety that masks a deeper conformity, the role of the Church is to be the Church."

2016.07.01.

PLC hits back at criticism of Ireland’s abortion law

Over a ten year period from 2000, 491 babies who survived botched abortions in Canada were abandoned by medical staff and left to die alone.

2016.05.12.

Irish society must be ‘people-centered’: Archbishop

If an unborn child has a life-limiting condition, it would be “inhumane to withdraw the protection of the Constitution to their right to life”.

2016.02.17.

Push to repeal 8th is push for abortion on demand

The Government's focus should be on the provision of hospice care for children born with life limiting conditions: Bishop Kevin Doran.

2016.01.08.

Evangelical Alliance hopes NI court ruling is appealed

Precious Life launches 'fight back' campaign in response to Judge Horner's abortion ruling.

2015.12.17.

High Court decision “profoundly disquieting”: bishops

“It’s time for antiquated and discriminatory attitudes towards unborn babies with disabilities to end.”

2015.12.01.

UN committee criticises abortion laws in NI

“The committee is concerned about the highly restricted circumstances in which termination of pregnancy is permitted under the law in Northern Ireland."

2015.08.01.

Count down to Rally for Life in Dublin

This year's theme is ‘Every Life Matters’ because children with disabilities and those with life limiting conditions are being targeted warns rally organiser Ide Nic Mhatuna.

2015.06.26.

Vote pro life in UK general election: Precious Life

"Make Friday 1 May a red letter day for unborn children by approaching candidates to ask them: ‘If elected, will you defend the right to life of all unborn children?’"

2015.04.18.

PLC dispute latest abortion poll findings

"Opinion polls which omit key information produce distorted results," says Cora Sherlock of PLC.

2015.04.17.

SF votes for ‘limited’ abortion at party conference

Organisation supporting parents of children with terminal illnesses accuses Sinn Féin of following the British abortion model.

2015.03.08.

Bill seeks abortion for fatal foetal abnormality

Targeting babies with 'fatal foetal abnormalities' will threaten all children with disabilities, warns Every Life Counts.

2015.02.07.

NI politicians and pro life groups join forces on abortion

Parents of babies with fatal foetal abnormalities tell moving stories of their short-lived love.

2014.03.01.

NI consultation on abortion for fatal foetal abnormality

Health Minister urged to establish perinatal hospice services by Precious Life.

2013.12.06.
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