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.
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’
Is it credible to campaign against the human degradation and destruction of habitats that make animal and plant life unsustainable while at the same time promoting the right of human societies to violently attack the natural environment of unborn human life?
Bryony Gordon says the advocates of restrictive American abortion laws ‘claim to want to honour life, only for them to disregard it once it has been born’, and dismiss ‘the needs of women who have been made pregnant by their rapists'
Regarding American actress Alyssa Milano, who has launched a ‘no sex’ strike in response to Georgia’s new ‘heartbeat bill’, ‘which makes it illegal to have an abortion after a heartbeat has been detected in the womb’....
Now that New York has legalised abortion to birth for any reason , this would be a really good time for TD Deputy Kate O’Connell to do the honourable thing and apologise for some of her particularly thoughtless and ignorant remarks in the Dáil, in the lead-up to Simon Harris’ appalling Abortion Bill.