Despite years of claims, from politicians, media personalities, and NGOs, that pro-life protesters have been harassing and intimidating women attempting to access abortion services in Irish hospitals, Gript can reveal that the available evidence suggests the claim is entirely untrue.
Over 100 abortion restrictions were implemented across America last year, leading to a US abortion group labelling the year 2021 as the “worst year for abortion rights” since the US Supreme Court's ruling on Roe v Wade.
The College of Psychiatrists in Ireland has issued a stark warning against legalising Assisted Suicide, saying it could place vulnerable patients at risk and cautioning that such deaths are often not peaceful, “may be inhumane”, and may result in “considerable and protracted suffering.”
The National Records of Scotland have released the statistics for the first two quarters of 2021, revealing an increase in registered deaths, and a decrease in registered births, with one quarter registering its lowest number of births since civil registration began.
Aontú leader Peadar Toibín featured on an episode of The Hard Shoulder on Newstalk last week, with Labour senator Annie Hoey, discussing whether the 3-day waiting period should remain in place or be removed.
An estimate of 10,000 babies have been saved from abortion since the Texas Heartbeat Act came into effect. This comes as the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two cases in regards to this law last month. Last week the Court ruled that the law is to remain in place, but that abortion facilities are also allowed to file a lawsuit against the law, which could halt it in the state.