The latest attack on unborn children in Ireland comes today when politician Mick Wallace brings a Private Members’ Bill before the Irish Parliament which would allow for abortion in the case of babies who are diagnosed with life-limiting conditions.
The Pro Life Campaign in Ireland has said that the Irish Government’s decision to bring forward the setting up of a Citizens’ Assembly on abortion is “a knee-jerk reaction to the disgracefully one-sided report last week from the UN Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) which set the rights of the unborn child at zero and ignored the devastating after-effects of abortion for many women.”
Speakers from the US, England and all over Ireland will take part in a Pro Life Campaign event this Saturday, 4th June in Dublin, Ireland.
For the second time in 6 months, the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has upheld a complaint against a radio programme relating to the abortion issue on the tax-funded national broadcaster RTE.
The number of women travelling to Britain for abortions has decreased for the fourteenth consecutive year according to official statistics released by the British Department of Health* today.
Pro-life supporters in Ireland are not surprised at reports that the United Nations plans to facilitate further attacks on the country’s constitutional pro-life laws when the Human Rights Council meets in Geneva next week as part of its Universal Periodic Review into the human rights records of Member States.
The Pro Life Campaign in Dublin, Ireland has said that any suggestion that negotiations for a new government would be held up or influenced by discussions on abortion is astonishing given the lack of support for a referendum in the recent election results.
More details have emerged of the recent case in Northern Ireland where a woman self-administered an abortion pill, and was prosecuted in the courts, ultimately receiving a suspended sentence.
As Amnesty Ireland continues its campaign to pressure the Irish Government into holding a referendum to remove the 8th Amendment to the Irish Constitution, and clear the way for abortion to be fully introduced into Ireland, pro-life campaigners have been pointing out that their plans leave no room for protection of unborn children.