As expected, the most recent Report on abortion statistics from the British Department of Health has provoked comments from a number of high profile abortion providers. Their reaction is predictable and does nothing for women or their babies.
The Pro Life Campaign his welcoming the latest Irish abortion figures released today by the British Department of Health,* which show that the number of Irish women travelling to Britain for abortions has decreased for the twelfth consecutive year.
In the latest controversy surrounding abortion law in the UK, a report for the British Department of Health has revealed that 50% of all babies aborted because they have Down's Syndrome are not being recorded in the appropriate official records as required under the 1967 Abortion Act.
What is the appropriate reaction to an affront to the dignity of a human being? An online petition? A media campaign? Political activism?
As the dust settles from Ireland’s European and Local elections, it’s a good opportunity to examine what the results mean from the pro-life perspective. While there is always the temptation to overstate the political implications for a single issue, the results of recent days have far-reaching consequences for the life issue.
Ireland goes to the polls tomorrow in the Local and European elections and if the campaign has shown pro-life voters one thing, it’s that we need more than ever to hold politicians accountable for the decisions they make on our behalf. The last few months have shown us beyond any doubt that they are only too happy to forget the fall-out if we’ll let them.
The Pro Life Campaign has said that it is indefensible the way some members of the Irish Parliament are publicly supporting a campaign by the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), which is being promoted by the Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA) given that the campaign advocates abortion without any restrictions whatsoever.
Hot on the heels of the recent successful National Vigil For Life, the Pro Life Campaign is encouraging its supporters to use their vote wisely in Ireland's upcoming Local and European elections.
The Fine Gael party promised voters they would not legalise abortion. They broke that promise. The pro-life movement gave a commitment not to sit back and accept the new law. The National Vigil for Life on 3rd May is a clear sign that we will not be breaking our promise.