A new book, from respected commentator, author and historian Jonathon Van Maren, examines all of this and more, including the untold story of the fight to Save the 8th amendment. Coming this summer, it will tell the history of the fight to keep Ireland abortion-free and what the movement must do now.
Gianna Care, crisis pregnancy support organisation is opening a new location in Kerry, next to two existing ones in Dublin and Galway. The new centre is to offer most of the services the other locations offer as well including: pregnancy counselling, post-abortion counselling, emotional and financial support for women, free maternity and baby equipment and much more.
I thank Deputies Bríd Smith, O’Reilly and Shortall for raising this issue. I agree with them and, more importantly, so do many practitioners providing services to women in crisis. We have come a long way in this House working together on these issues. We should be ensuring that we continue to protect the rights of women during this time of a global pandemic.
Spiked is an online blog whose writers regard themselves as proudly anti-establishment, but when it comes to abortion, they are all staunch supporters, from Ella Whelan declaring that abortion on the grounds of disability is not discrimination to Anne Furedi's sycophantic praise for Andrew Cuomo’s New York law for abortion to birth for any reason.
It has long been disputed over whether or not the foetus can experience pain whilst in the womb, and even further disputed that if they do, when does the experience of pain begin. However, a new report has investigated some evidence that suggests it is possible for the foetus to experience pain as early as 7.5 weeks.
In Hungary in 1952, abortion remained illegal. That in itself would be the first factor in saving the life of Dr. Imre Teglasy. At the time of his conception, his mother and father were facing difficulty, after communism took over the country.