Up to 500 family doctors would be in danger of of leaving the health service if Simon Harris tries to force them to refer for abortion and deny them a full right to conscientious objection.
At a time when the HSE is in crisis, and when GPs have warned of an impending serious shortage of family doctors, it would be both reckless and dangerous of the government to refuse doctors a right to a conscientious objection in the matter of killing preborn babies.
IMPORTANT letter from Prof Martin Clynes in the Irish Times which points out that the rigged Abortion Committee did not hear from any experts regarding the biology and science that inform what we know about the preborn child. Read here or BELOW: https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/letters/abortion-law-change-proposals-1.3331598
The Citizens Assembly also hosted a robust debate between Dr Helen Watt, who advocated for the right to life of unborn children and mothers, and Professor Bobbie Farsides who is pro-abortion and a member of BPAS, the abortion provider.