22
NOV
2016

Eighth Amendment must remain in place

Dublin GP and member of Doctors for Life Dr Orla Halpenny teases out the reason why she believes the Eighth Amendment should remain, and why abortion is ‘not a medical issue’ Over the past few months, positions have crystallised around the question of the Eighth Amendment to the Const
Continue Reading →
17
NOV
2016

Repeal campaign making the same mistake as Hillary Clinton

Author: Phelim McAleer Source: The Irish Times Sitting at my computer, here in Los Angeles, I want to tell you about a very contentious and divisive political campaign. One side seems to have everyone on their side – establishment politicians from all parties, the radical left and eve
Continue Reading →
17
NOV
2016

The pressure and joys of caring for premature babies

Source: The pressure and joys of caring for premature babies-The Irish Times When Verity Fleming unexpectedly arrived into the world last month she weighed less than 800g – or 1lb 12oz to use the scale still used by most Irish people when talking about newborn babies. “She’s 2lb 11oz
Continue Reading →
12
NOV
2016

The Eighth Amendment

The “Eighth Amendment” refers to Article 40, 3 of the Irish Constitution, which reads as follows: “The State acknowledges the right to life of the unborn and, with due regard to the equal right to life of the mother, guarantees in its laws to respect, and, as far as
Continue Reading →

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons