I was one of those people who was middle of the road. I didn’t really know what happened during an abortion procedure. When Abby described it I just thought how blinded I had been – Ashley Bratcher.
“The pro-life people of Ireland have suffered greatly in recent years, fighting against the culture of death, against misinformation and seemingly against the tide of public opinion,” says Abby Johnson, protagonist.
Ciara Ferry reviews Friday’s debate on the Late Late Show, and says that with two more televised debates expected before 25 May, campaigners will hope that calm, rational debate will keep viewer numbers up and encourage a high turn-out on polling day.
If we concede ground on abortion, the very same arguments will be used to justify ending the lives of frail elderly people and people with significant disability. This is the final frontier.
“There has been evidence for years that abortion clinics operate like conveyor belts, trying to hit daily targets for the number of abortions performed.”
It is strange that in a culture that values individual rights, the most fundamental personal right of all – the right to life – is increasingly being questioned and denied.
Amnesty International’s close links to the pro choice Women on Web organisation raises "very serious questions about Amnesty’s professional judgement".
“This appears to be an initiative more concerned with garnering publicity for the pro-choice cause rather than a genuine regard for women's health and well-being.”