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June 29, 2015

We welcome victory of Bernadette Smyth in Marie Stopes harassment case

The Life Institute has welcomed the successful appeal by Bernadette Smyth as harassment charges  were thrown out of the Belfast County Court. The judge ruled there was insufficient evidence that Ms Smyth harassed former Marie Stopes abortion clinic director Dawn Purvis. “We’re ...

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Posted By: Life Institute
Category: Abortion Northern Ireland
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June 19, 2015

Amnesty are wrong: Obstetricians slam claims made in abortion report

The Irish Times has printed an open letter from Obstetricians who take Amnesty to task.   CLICK TO READ the Letter in the Irish Times or read it below. A chara, – As specialists with significant experience in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology, we are shocked at the unwarranted ...

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Posted By: Irish Times / Life Institute
Category: Abortion : Ireland
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June 19, 2015

A Magistrates' Court in London has heard that a woman from Ireland who died hours after an abortion at a Marie Stopes clinic in London had collapsed on the floor hyperventilating after the procedure, but was then later discharged by the abortion clinic staff. The 32 year old woman, who was 22 ...

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Posted By: Life House
Category: Abortion Advocates
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June 12, 2015

Amnesty's abortion obsession brings it to attack the most vulnerable people of all

The Life Institute has sharply criticised Amnesty International (Ireland) for what it described as an ‘obsession’ with Ireland’s abortion laws, and says that Amnesty’s decision to become ‘abortion campaigners’ has damaged the founding mission of the organisation. Spokeswoman Niamh ...

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Posted By: Life Institute
Category: Abortion : Ireland
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June 12, 2015

Stand up to the abortion push: Come to the All Ireland Rally for Life on 4th July in Dublin

ON July 4th you have a chance to show the government that you reject the push for abortion coming from Amnesty, from the Labour Party and others, and from the media. Be there to speak up for LIFE! It’s the biggest – and now the most important -  pro-life event of the year. Be ...

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Posted By: Life House
Category: Abortion : Ireland
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May 14, 2015

Outgoing Master of Rotunda calls for better perinatal hospice type care

Every Life Counts has welcomed a call for increased support for families who face a life-limiting diagnosis for their unborn baby. Dr Sam Coulter Smyth, the outgoing Master of the Rotunda, wrote to Dr Tony Holohan the Chief Medical Officer of the HSE asking for better services for families.

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Posted By: Life House
Category: Pregnancy, Family
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May 14, 2015

Precious Life welcome pro-life vote as abortion proposal fails to gain support

Pro-life leaders have welcomed two major recent developments in Northern Ireland which have been hailed as ‘significant and important progress’ in protecting unborn children from abortion. Firstly, the DUP, the SDLP, and TUV have all confirmed that they would not support Minister David ...

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Posted By: Life House
Category: Abortion Northern Ireland
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April 15, 2015

Parents welcome doctors' motion calling for perinatal hospice care

Parents whose unborn children were diagnosed with life-limiting conditions such as anencephaly and Trisomy 13 have welcomed the decision of doctors at the conference of the Irish Medical Organisation to call for the provision of perinatal hospice care.

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Posted By: Life House
Category: Abortion : Ireland
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April 15, 2015

Precious Life Launches “Every Vote Counts” Life Campaign

With the Westminster Elections fast approaching on Thursday 7th May 2015, Precious Life, the leading pro-life group in Northern Ireland, has launched its ‘Every Life Counts’ leaflet campaign urging the public to vote only for political candidates who are unequivocally opposed to abortion.

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Posted By: Life House
Category: Abortion Northern Ireland
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April 15, 2015

One of Us achieves 'great moral victory’ re EU Commission

The EU Commission has tacitly acknowledged that it’s rejection of the 1.7 million pro-life ‘One of Us’ petition was not based on “correct factual assumptions and legal interpretations”. Youth Defence and Life Institute supporters will remember collecting 11,000 plus signatures for ...

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Posted By: Life House
Category: Abortion : Europe
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