7 consequences of abortion in the UK that could occur in Ireland

It’s easy to claim that legalising abortion is the answer to women’s difficulties. Abortion is frequently presented as a simple and personal choice, but it’s not as simple as all that. Legalised abortion has a knock-on effect for everyone in society, not just for women with a crisis pregnancy. It’s something that Ireland has to […]

Micheál Martin’s push for abortion on demand is a deeply cynical move

The Fianna Fáil leader, Micheál Martin, is now seriously at odds with both the Parliamentary Party and the party membership in regard to abortion. Before Christmas, the Fianna Fáíl Ard Fheis voted against abortion by an 80% majority, while most of the party’s TDs and Senators are opposed to repealing the constitutional right to life […]

The crackdown on pro-life activism in the UK

Ed Condon rightly notes that ‘the real reason for the sudden crackdown on vocal opposition to abortion’, exemplified by the ‘buffer zone’ campaign, is that ‘it is changing minds’; thanks to pro-life vigils the numbers of abortions are declining (Catholic Herald, January 21, 2018). This is bad news for BPAS and Marie Stopes, beset by scandals involving […]

IFPA’s own record shows SIPO it is campaigning on 8th

The IFPA has been told by SIPO to return the cash it received from billionaire George Soros to campaign to repeal the 8th amendment. In a letter to SIPO on 6 September 2016, the IFPA told the statutory body that it “has no relevant links with any political party, candidate or current political campaign of […]

New Year resolutions for pro-choice advocates

Over the course of 2017, I have been paying close attention to pro-choice arguments to get an understanding of where they are coming from.  I paid attention to arguments in the regressive liberal media.  I went along to pro-choice and repeal rallies to see what arguments pro-choice and repeal activists were putting across. I noted […]

Using AVP: Aren’t the images desensitizing?

One of the questions we are often asked about using abortion victim photography is regarding desensitization. “Doesn’t seeing the images over and over again make you numb to abortion’s horrific reality?” someone may ask. The answer to this question is, quite simply, no. Of course, in order to do a job where you are faced […]