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May 31, 2013

Fianna Fáil to allow free vote on abortion Bill

Fianna Fáil is to allow a free vote on the abortion Bill, after the deep divisions in the party meant that leader Micheál Martin could not persuade others to follow his support for legalising abortion on suicide grounds. Martin, who had previously signalled that he was opposed to abortion on ...

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Posted By: Life House
Category: Abortion : Ireland
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May 31, 2013

UNTRUE: RTE use wildly exaggerated figures to push abortion

This week, the Irish media, led by RTÉ and the Irish Independent, have used wildly exaggerated figures to push abortion. When challenged, they refused to correct the misreporting, and confirmed that they are willing to use the estimates of abortion campaigners although the real numbers are ...

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Posted By: Life House
Category: Abortion : Ireland
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May 27, 2013

'Consensus' claim shows government want hearings to be a farce

The Life Institute has said that attempts by the government to claim a consensus at the abortion hearings in favour of legislation is "a disturbing attempt to railroad through abortion despite the mounting expert evidence against the proposal." At the close of the hearings, Minister of State Alex ...

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Posted By: Life House
Category: Abortion : Ireland
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May 26, 2013

Labour Chairman says he will NOT support abortion bill

The Chairman of the Labour Party, Colm Keaveney, has said that he will not support the abortion Bill if it comes before the Dáil in its current form. Opposition to the Bill, coming from a senior member of the Labour party will have caused consternation amongst Fine Gael backbenchers already ...

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Posted By: Life House
Category: Abortion : Ireland
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May 24, 2013

Recently the Oireachtas joint committee on health and children sat for three days to discuss the heads of bill for the proposed abortion legislation. The final day focused on the legal aspects of the heads and had witnesses from legal and medical ethics backgrounds giving their expert opinions.

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Posted By: Life House
Category: Abortion : Ireland
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May 21, 2013

Top doctor opposes suicide clause in abortion legislation at hearings

The Master of Dublin's busiest Maternity hospital, Dr Sam Coulter Smith, has said the there are 'major ethical and moral dilemma' arising for Obstetricians from the draft legislation currently proposed by the government.  He also warned of a possible 'surge' in the number of abortions if the ...

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Posted By: Life House
Category: Abortion : Ireland
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May 9, 2013

Morning Ireland forced to clarify truth on Dr Fergusson interview

This morning, 9 May 2013, the RTÉ news programme, Morning Ireland, was forced to admit the truth about their earlier claim that Dr David Fergusson was 'unhappy' with how pro-life groups were presenting his research. 
 Anyone listening to both interviews yesterday would have been ...

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Posted By: Life Institute
Category: Abortion and Mental Health
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May 9, 2013

Conceived in Rape: Pam Stenzel addresses Stormont

Precious Life organised a special meeting in Parliament Buildings in Belfast for Members of the Northern Ireland Assembly to hear the testimony of Pam Stenzel. Pam Stenzel is founder of ENLIGHTEN COMMUNICATIONS in Minnesota; and a member of “Save the 1” - a new group in the USA aimed ...

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Posted By: Life House
Category: Abortion Northern Ireland
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May 9, 2013

An Irish 'abortion rights' lawyer is under fire in Britain for calling for the age of consent to be lowered to 13 in the wake of the Jimmy Savile and Stuart Hall scandals. The BBC reports that Barbara Hewson told online magazine Spiked  that the move was necessary in the wake of the Jimmy ...

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Posted By: Life House
Category: Abortion : Ireland, Abortion Advocates
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May 9, 2013

The woman at the centre of the C case is to take a case against the State. The Irish Independent reports that: "Today, Mary is a 29-year-old mother of two, but 16 years ago she was the teenage Traveller at the centre of the controversial C Case who was taken to the UK for an abortion by health ...

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Posted By: Irish Independent
Category: Women
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