In Australia a major victory has been scored against radical abortion bill and the New South Wales Parliament has been rocked by one of the biggest petitions ever presented to it. There were gasps in the parliament chamber as Greg Donnelly MLC had staff members carry in the document boxes containing the almost 60,000 signatures while he was tabling the pro-life petition in the The Legislative Council (upper house) of the New South Wales Parliament.
The RTÉ documentary 'Her body, Our babies' made for deeply uncomfortable viewing on several levels. The Indian 'surrogates' featured in the programme are women who live in poverty and who are paid a fraction of the substantial sums paid to clinics for their services to Western couples.
Pro-life activists are today staging witnesses outside Irish embassies in London and Washington DC in support of the Irish people who are under threat of abortion legislation being undemocratically foisted on them.