On December 16th 2022, Bríd Smith TD of People Before Profit, moved a Bill to amend the abortion law in Ireland.
The Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly has told the Cabinet that a review into the abortion law introduced in 2018 by his predecessor, Simon Harris, has been set in place. The review is obligated by the legislation.
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a column on the recent trend of abortion activists claiming that abortion was not only necessary, but good. Many of them, in fact, actually went a step further and claimed that abortion was actually beautiful.
While I was home in Ireland during the Summer, someone offered me the possibility of going to see a private showing of the movie, “Unplanned”.
It will be recalled that throughout the referendum campaign to remove the Eighth Amendment, and indeed well before that point during the Oireachtas Committee hearings, it was continually stressed that the provision of abortion services would be GP led.
During the course of a Dáil debate yesterday evening on the establishment of the Cervical Check Tribunal Bill 2019, Deputy Mattie McGrath made the following comments in relation to Minister Simon Harris:
In January of this year the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists published a document called ‘Interim clinical guidance on pathway for management of fatal fetal anomalies and/or life-limiting conditions during pregnancy: Termination of Pregnancy.’
A judge has ordered Canadian businessman Johnathan Patrick Terry, ‘understood to have fathered 14 children’, to ‘pay child support to a British woman he met through Tinder’; the anonymous mother claimed maintenance ‘after Mr Terry allegedly left her a few days before the child was born’