“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.
“Decision-making should take place as close to the people as possible. This proposal is an imposition enacted by a parliament which is overwhelmingly not from Northern Ireland.”
“The Pro-Life Movement approaches the first anniversary of the referendum with both profound sadness and renewed determination.”
New Irish party hoping to field 70 candidates. “Aontú means unity. We hope to heal the divisions that exist in Irish society,” says Aontú leader, Deputy Peadar Toibín.
“I would be particularly cautious about protesting against GPs because everybody is going there, and people go there for all sorts of reasons.”
“Catholics and people who hold that all human life is sacred from the first moment of conception have no obligation whatsoever to obey this law.”
“Peadar Tóibín’s decision to vote against the legislation is a serious breach of the party’s rules and he has now been suspended for a period of six months.”
Northern Ireland’s leading pro-life group Precious Life will attend the Civil Rights Commemoration March in Derry on Saturday 6th October. Precious Life say they will expose Sinn Féin’s “hypocrisy” in claiming to support civil rights while denying the fundamental right to life of unborn children. The Commemoration March has been organised by Sinn Féin to
Precious Life have responded to a survey from Ulster University claiming that women who had abortions “suffered workplace stigmatisation.” The study, which is being used to push for the introduction of abortion in Northern Ireland, was commissioned by abortion campaigners and five trade unions. Precious Life challenged the survey: “The validity of this survey is
A group of general practitioners representing doctors for freedom of conscience met with TDs and Senators this morning at an event hosted by the Oireachtas Human Dignity group in Leinster House. The doctors outlined their concerns with the way that the Minister for Health is unilaterally imposing abortion provision on general practice without any
Greater recognition must be given in Ireland's welfare system and tax codes to the cost of rearing children, former Taoiseach says.
“I’m sick of being told that without the right to take a life, without the right to kill, that somehow I am not equal. This is not a proposal designed to help women – it is an excuse to do nothing else.” Source: Save the 8th
“All I needed was someone to come alongside and say to me you can do this. But it wasn’t there…..the support I needed, the information I needed, wasn’t there.” Source: Choose Life 2018.ie
“The 8th amendment has been used by lawyers acting on behalf of parents of stillborn children to hold careless third parties to account for the carelessness that led to the still-birth of their child. One such couple was Lavinia Doyle and her partner Luca Chiussi….the HSE argued that Ms Doyle’s child was not a person….The
Doctor McKenna reiterates the fact that most doctors are not campaigning to repeal the 8th amendment, because it is not healthcare. If the 8th amendment is repealed it will lead to abortion on demand up to 12 weeks in Ireland. Minister Harris has proposed that this will be a GP-led service, however to date there
Most medical professionals are not supporting the repeal of the 8th amendment and are remaining neutral, because this is not a healthcare issue. As five former chairs of the Institute of Obstetricians have pointed out, it’s about legalising abortion on demand in Ireland. Source: Save the 8th
Dear brothers and sisters, When I wrote to you in January about protecting the Eighth Amendment, I invited you to spread the word about the precious gift of life from the first moment of conception until the moment of natural death. I encouraged you to be “missionaries for the cause of life”. Since then the
Within days Ireland will be facing a Referendum to remove the right to life of the unborn from the Constitution. I am asking you to reflect on a number of issues and misinformation that people have brought to my attention since the publication of my pastoral letter. Some people fail to see the humanity of
Dear Parishioners, Today we celebrate the Holy Spirit whom we describe in the Creed each week as the “Giver of Life”. We have five days left to do all that we can to protect that Gift of Life. I want to acknowledge the generosity of all those who have worked so hard, through the toughest
The LoveBoth campaign held a press conference this morning to launch an independent actuarial report* to review the potential effect of a vote for repeal on Ireland’s abortion rate. Commenting at the launch, LoveBoth spokesperson Caroline Simons stated: “Minister Simon Harris has previously drawn comparisons between his proposed law and the abortion laws in other European countries. On that
“The term fatal foetal abnormality is not only hurtful to parents, it is also medically inappropriate and misleading. No doctor can say with certainty just how long a child with these conditions can live outside the womb” Tracy Harkin Source: Choose Life 2018
“Each surgical abortion will take priority over all other gynecological or obstetric services because you can’t have a waiting list for an abortion. This is estimated to be approximately 2,000 within one year if the 8th Amendment is repealed.” Source: Save the 8th
In England and Wales 97% of all abortions are carried out under ‘Ground C’, which means there is a risk to the mental health of the mother. But even Ann Furedi, head of the British Pregnancy Advisory Service [BPAS], one of the largest abortion providers in England and Wales, has publicly stated that ‘women have