When it comes to promoting abortion in Ireland, there's very little that internationally-funded pro-choice organisations won't do. This week sees them congregating in Geneva, Switzerland for yet another attempt at utilizing the might of the United Nations to badger the Irish Government into further liberalizing Irish abortion law.
The Pro Life Campaign has called on the UN’s Human Rights Committee to defend the right to life of the unborn when scrutinising Ireland’s human rights record at a hearing in Geneva today. The Pro Life Campaign is one of the official NGOs represented at the two day review which will examine several issues including the right to life.
This week sees the first anniversary of the passing into law of the Abortion Act in Ireland and the Pro Life Campaign have been to the forefront of marking the date through various initiatives and awareness events.
Once again, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service has shown that it considers easy access to abortion to be more important than justice, the law, or even women themselves.
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.