Topic / Abortion

Irreligious Britain is entering a ‘frightening new Dark Age’

Bishop Philip Egan of the Catholic Diocese of Portsmouth – pictured above with a glum young novitiate – warned at the weekend that a ‘frightening new Dark Age’ brought on by the end of faith in society is imminent for Britain. According to this report, he said in an April 15 pastoral letter: The demise […]

Council votes to ban abortion protesters outside clinic

Ealing councillors have voted unanimously to approve a ‘safe zone’ to shield women from demonstrators at a centre run by the charity Marie Stopes. In doing so, the council has become the first in the UK to ban anti-abortion campaigners from protesting outside a clinic, according to the Independent. The decision follows complaints that women using […]

Militant pro-lifers are lunatics, says senior Catholic priest

Monsignor John Devine, OBE, stands accused of distorting Catholic teaching on abortion and of lying by saying that people who have abortions are not murderers. Attacks on Devine, the highest-ranking Catholic cleric on the Isle of Man, began after he revealed in a letter that he had criticised pro-lifers who were opposing the Isle of Man’s […]

Northern Ireland violating women’s rights, says UN report

A UN committee report published today makes for unhappy reading for one of Northern Ireland’s most outspoken anti-abortionists, Nola Leach, above, Chief Executive of a Christian outfit called Care. Last year, Leach wrote: As the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Abortion Act looms it is time to consider the effect that is has had on […]

Planned Parenthood supporter wins Catholic school battle

Last week Kate Murray, a student at Sacred Heart Greenwich Girls’ school in Connecticut, was given an ultimatum: ‘Remove a Planned Parenthood sticker from your laptop computer or be expelled.’  But, according to this report, the school quickly backed down after students and parents expressed outrage. Many sent letters to the administration to express their […]

Wales is undermining N Ireland democracy over abortion

Colin Hart, above, Director of the UK’s Christian Institute’s has expressed anger over a suggestion that Northern Ireland women wanting abortions should be able to do so in Wales. Hart noted that both the Northern Ireland Assembly and the Court of Appeal had recently backed the Province’s law on abortion. He said: Abortion is only […]

Ealing Council votes to act against anti-abortion protests

Back in 2015 it was reported here that a group called Helpers of God’s Precious Infants had begun ramping up their anti-abortion vigils outside a Marie Stopes clinic in Ealing, West London. Religious zealots targeted the clinic with a large picture of the Virgin of Guadalupe. They clutched rosary beads as they prayed, sang hymns, […]

Christians booted out of gay-owned Seattle coffee shop

Ben Borgman, inset above, was so incensed that a Christian group had placed a ‘gross’ anti-abortion poster in his Bedlam Coffee shop in Seattle that he threw them off the premises. Borgman, according to this report, was furious that the poster, through the use of rainbow colours, “insinuated” that gays were responsible for abortion. Borgman […]

Prominent US anti-abortionist told mistress to get an abortion

If there one thing that best defines Pennsylvania Republican congressman Tim Murphy, above, it’s his staunch opposition to abortion. Yet when his mistress thought she might be pregnant, he told he to have an abortion. According to The Washington Post, the Pennsylvania Republican’s extramarital affair was well known after it came out in his mistress’s […]

Sick Missouri lawmaker kills chicken in abortion protest

Republican State Representative Mike Moon decapitated a chicken then ripped out it heart in a grisly video he made this week for his Facebook page. What was the point of this nutter’s stunt? Moon, who doesn’t know the difference between a sperm and a tadpole, says in his video: When the governor [Eric Robert Greitens] […]