Posts Tagged ‘Abortion’

What did Pope Francis mean when he said the unborn and the poor are equally sacred? Comments 0

Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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When Pope Francis insisted that the lives of the unborn and of the poor are “equally sacred,” he was not trying to shift the focus of Catholics from fighting abortion to fighting poverty, he was trying to show they are part of the same battle, said Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Academy for Read more

Medical professionals’ conscientious objection rights clarified Comments 0

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

The rights of medical professionals’ conscientious objection to participating in medical procedures to which their beliefs are opposed are being clarified in the British Parliament. The Conscientious Objection (Medical Activities) Act 2017 would defend healthcare workers in England and Wales from partaking in the withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment, IVF or similar fertility treatments, or abortion Read more

Irish voters should reject abortion says former PM Comments 0

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Ireland’s former Prime Minister, John Bruton, says Irish voters should reject the repeal of the Eighth Amendment which protects the unborn. He says Ireland should be “proud” that it protects the unborn in its constitution. Read more Related Posts:Voting on abortion law referendum set for MayAbortion is Amnesty’s top priorityTens of Thousands of pro-life supporters Read more

Voting on abortion law referendum set for May Comments 0

Monday, March 12th, 2018

A bill that could open the way for an abortion law change is before the Republic of Ireland’s parliament. The public will be asked to vote on the bill at the end of May. Voters will be asked if they want to remove the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution, which provides for the equal right Read more

Catholic Medical Association’s chief warns of threats Comments 0

Monday, February 19th, 2018

The head of the World Federation of Catholic Medical Associations says physicians should never be forced to choose between violating their conscience and facing professional sanctions when defending human life. Dr John Lee wrote to the World Medical Association (WMA) protesting proposed changes in i ethicalts policy statements on abortion and on euthanasia. The proposed Read more

600-plus March for Life in Wellington Comments 0

Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Pink and blue balloons filled Lambton Quay on Saturday when the National March for Life took place in Wellington. The family-friendly event aimed to: Celebrate life Remember the more than 500,000 pre-born babies who have been aborted since 1974 Increase public awareness of abortion, and its impact on women, families and society while highlighting the Read more

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is wrong Comments 0

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Prime Minister, Ms Jacinda Ardern repeatedly says the Labour-led Government will be measured by the way it treats its most vulnerable. Right to Life makes no apology for speaking up on behalf of women and the New Zealand’s most vulnerable; the unborn. It speaks for the authentic feminist position, namely to oppose abortion, which is violence Read more

No abortion changes until ‘well into next year’ Comments 0

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Abortion will come back into contention as Labour leader Jacinda Ardern, has promised a reform of the abortion law. However, the policy does not appear in the Labour Party’s 100-day plan. Justice Minister Andrew Little says it would be “well into next year” before any changes.said the government remained committed to modernising the law. Continue Read more

Abortion row at university torpedoes annual best club competition Comments 0

Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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A row between an Auckland University anti-abortion group and a feminist group forced organisers to shut down a light-hearted student club competition and start again. Students choose the best club annually by voting with a thumbs-up symbol or ‘like’ on Facebook. The Campus Feminist Collective said it became suspicious when it saw the anti-abortion club Read more

Abortion is Amnesty’s top priority Comments 1

Monday, October 9th, 2017

Amnesty International spent €275,463 in Ireland promoting abortion in 2016. It is the top priority for the human rights charity and accounts for more than half of Amnesty’s war chest. The Irish Sun reports that by contrast, the human rights group spent €89,370 on stopping torture, €55,537 on anti-discrimination, €34,983 on the abolition of the death Read more