Responding to results of a damning survey from Down Syndrome Ireland, Aontú Leader & Meath West TD, Peadar Tóibín, and Aontú Rep for Louth, Michael O’Dowd, have criticised the abandonment of people with Down Syndrome by the HSE and the immediate need for action.
Staff at a family planning clinic in Limerick have denied a claim, made by a spokesperson for the Together for Safety lobby group, that pro-life protesters tried to gain access to the clinic. The claim was originally reported in a recent article in the Limerick Post.
Senator Rónán Mullen yesterday called on the Irish Independent to apologise to a woman who was inaccurately quoted in an article by Irish Independent journalist Ellen Coyne. The Senator also requested that Coyne herself apologise for the article.
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.
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.
A medical abortion involves taking two pills - but increasing numbers of women immediately regret their action after taking the first pill. Now they have a change to undo the effect of that first abortion tablet - and save their baby.