The UN Declaration of Human RIghts at 70 – from shepherd to wolf?

The Origins of Rights Documents asserting individual rights, such the Magna Carta (1215), the English Bill of Rights (1689), the French Declaration on the Rights of Man and Citizen (1789), and the US Constitution and Bill of Rights (1791) are the written precursors to many of today’s human rights documents. Yet these documents, when originally […]

Will the Government continue to show compassion?

Compassion is the new buzzword. With it you can sell anything to a ‘compassionate’ public, even death. There was a time in Ireland when we prided ourselves on supporting the little person against the might of the bully. We always favoured the underdog, whether in sport or to the less well off on the streets […]

WEEP IRELAND, WEEP!

On Saturday, 26th. May 2018, the count was in: 66.4% of people who cast their vote opted for the removal of the Eight Amendment, saying goodbye to legal protection for all future unborn children in Ireland and approving the spilling of innocent Irish blood on our own shores. As I looked at the photograph of […]

John McGuirks brilliant response to abortion campaigners on twitter after the referendum

When the referendum results became known, abortion supporters went on a frenzy of hate against Save the 8th’s John McGuirk. Here’s his brilliant response.   “Rarely in my life have I seen people angrier about winning than the repealers. Cheer up folks, it’s not that bad. There’ll be something along shortly for you all to focus […]

Our hearts are broken. But we will fight on, because no referendum can ever make abortion right.

Our hearts are broken. But we will fight on, because no referendum can ever make abortion right. I know that your heart, like mine, feels broken. We need time to grieve and to recover. But every one of you who took part in what was an inspiring, brilliant and heroic NO campaign should hold your […]

Simon Harris and the appalling misuse of the Tragic C case

The narrative on the upcoming referendum is being hijacked by ‘alternative facts’, ‘fake news’ and a corruption of the truth by media commentators, politicians and, even in some cases, doctors themselves. A primary example is the narrative is that the 8th needs to be removed to save women’s lives. This is repeated ad nauseam, yet, […]

Ailbhe Smyth and the patriarchy against pro-life feminism

Ailbhe Smyth, member of the pro-abortion Together for a Yes 8 “Coalition”, was once my lecturer in UCD and head of then-called WERRC (Women’s Educational Research and Resource Centre Department) while I was studying for my MA in Women’s Studies. She had plenty to say about patriarchal oppression and its treatment of women (but wasn’t […]

Harris is driving abortion agenda, but asleep at the wheel of the healthcare shambles  

The Irish health system is failing in terms of cost, patient satisfaction and waiting times, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), indicated on the 8th of March, International Women’s Day. And they say it is likely to get worse. Four days later it was reported that 714 sick people were on trolleys awaiting […]

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