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Letter to Irish Times

Sir, Your paper today (8th November) reports how our Government lashed out €30,000 to a woman who had an abortion in the UK because her baby allegedly had a “fatal foetal abnormality.”. The UN Human Rights Committee had judged in her favour and ritually derided Ireland for its laws protecting unborn children, like other human beings.
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Where are we going now?

Whatever happens now, in the end of the day, the choice will be between no abortion in Ireland or abortion without restriction, eventually. We must be resolute in our opposition … Please follow this link to read the full story from Second Look Project.
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Submission to Citizen's Assembly

It is vital that people understand the advantages of Article 40.3.3 (that protects unborm human life) and the moral principles it represents … Please follow this link to read the full submission from Second Look Project.  
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Fianna Fáil passes motion supporting unborn’s right to life

Fianna Fáil has passed a motion at its ardfheis opposing any effort to diminish the constitutional right to life of the unborn. Two conflicting motions were tabled at the conference on Saturday including one allowing a woman the right to choose to have an abortion. However, the majority of members spoke in favour of … Please follow this link to read the story in the Irish Times (Oct 14 2017).
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PRESS RELEASE: Abortions in England and Wales on Residents of the Irish Republic in 2016

Abortions in England and Wales on Residents of the Irish Republic in 2016 Numbered 3,265 just 186 less than in 2015. Abortions on residents of the Irish Republic in English and Welsh clinics numbered 3,265 in 2016 according to the Report from the English Department of Health released on 13th June 2017. The 3,265 abortions in 2016 is a rate of 3.25 abortions per 1,000 female residents aged 15-44… Please follow this link to read the full press release from Second Look Project.
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WOMEN ON WAVES, WOMEN ON WEB & ROSA

The abortion pill propaganda began quite recently. Remember Rebecca Gomperts and WOW, Women on the Waves, who brought over the abortion boat to Ireland over 16 years ago and went on the Late Late. Show. WOW is now Women on the Web selling abortion pills online, still headed by Gomperts… Please follow this link to read more.
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Press Release

If one took the recent MRBI/Irish Times opinion poll on abortion at face value, it would appear that those who believe in defending unborn children from deliberate destruction are only a fringe minority. I would not for a moment take that seriously....
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Why terminology matters when it comes to pregnancy loss

The recently released National Standards for Bereavement Care Following Pregnancy Loss and Perinatal Death chose to use the term “life-limiting condition” rather than fatal or lethal foetal abnormality. They did so while recognising that some parents would not choose to describe their child’s condition as life-limiting. So why use it rather than fatal or lethal foetal abnormality? … Please follow the link to read Breda O’Brien’s article from The Irish Times >>
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Results of 2016 general election regarding repeal of pro-life amendment and other anti-life aspirations

The overall result of the 2016 General Election was the total rejection of an arrogant Government that had legalised abortion in certain circumstances, permitted the mutilation of our Constitution and law’s and had vowed to do further damage if returned to power. Undoubtedly Labour was the main offender but a weak-kneed FG … Please follow the link for more >>
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A Government That Has Lost All Sense Of Democratic Accountability And Credibility

The Government Parties are running amok, driven by every transient ideological wind that blows. Apart from the gallant Deputies who opposed abortion, the Opposition is no better. That includes the Fianna Fail leadership, Sinn Fein and many Independents. How did we get such a nondescript collection in the Dail whose values are ...
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Mercy Killing? Never. I'll fight like a lioness for my darling boy.. by Victoria Moore

The moment I hear Elisabeth Shepherd's voice on the phone I think she sounds like just the sort of person you would want looking after you if you were ill. Down-to-earth, energetic and warm she reminds me of my mum, a feeling of happy comfort that is enforced when I arrive in her Shropshire kitchen to find her immaculately made up, shooing a pair of yappy sausage dogs out of the way and talking ten to the dozen. 'Be quiet, be quiet – do you mind dogs? Don't worry, the dog-walker's just come to get rid of them so we can talk in peace.
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