Topic / Abortion

Phone retailer’s ‘pro-choice’ ads infuriate anti-abortionists

Carphone Warehouse has been forced to apologise to anti-abortionists over advdertisements that it insisted was completely unrelated to the debate about abortion in Ireland. According to this report, Cora Sherlock, the deputy head of the Pro Life Campaign organisation, told the BBC: Whether intended or not, it suggests a link to the pro-choice side of […]

Will ‘Horror-Clown’ Trump keep his promises to Christians?

‘Although many pro-life and pro-family advocates are breathing sighs of relief at having dodged a Clinton presidency, they now have the task of ensuring Trump keeps his pro-life promises – and appoints Supreme Court justices opposed not only to Roe v Wade but also to same-sex “marriage” and Obergefell v Hodges.’ Those are the words […]

Sick stunt: US priest places aborted foetus on an altar

Catholic priest Frank Pavone is at the centre of a firestorm after he placed an aborted foetus on an altar in what has been described as an “atrocious” anti-abortion stunt. According to this report, Pavone – who heads New York-based Priests for Life – said the foetus was entrusted to him by a pathologist for […]

Abortion: Polish Government sparks a fresh wave of fury

A Polish politician’s insistence that foetuses that stand no chance of survival should be allowed to be born so that they can be baptised before they die has provoked fresh demonstrations. According to this report, massive protests erupted in Poland on Monday as women in cities across the country donned black in protest of a […]

Russia’s Chief Wizard Patriarch Kirill renews war on women

Just before his departure for London, where he is currently cuddling up to the Church of England and other religious bodies, Vladimir Mikhailovich Gundyayev, better known as Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia, signed an appeal to introduce a total nationwide ban on abortions in Russia. According to Father Alexander Volkov, the appeal calls […]

Archbishop Martin told to butt out of Irish abortion debate

Fine Gael parliamentarian Kate O’Connell has told Archbishop Eamon Martin, above, the Catholic Church Primate of Ireland, to keep his nose out of the country’s current debate on abortion. O’Connell, according to this report, said: I don’t see why Archbishop Martin should be getting involved in women’s health issues. It is the same as asking […]

The she-demons of Ireland

Last week two women set up a Twitter account, TwoWomenTravel, to document their journey from Ireland to the UK for an abortion. Priest-ridden Ireland of course still bans all abortion except (grudgingly) those absolutely necessary to save the woman’s life. They tweeted a photo of the plane under a lowering sky, of their message of […]

Pressure mounts on Ireland to scrap its foolish abortion ban

Two women have travelled from Ireland to the UK in order to get an abortion, and to protest and highlight the fact that abortion is illegal in the Republic of Ireland. According to this report, the pair recorded their journey on a Twitter account, TwoWomenTravel, posting photos and updates of their journey by plane, train, […]

Politician says he knows ‘for a fact’ that God does not exist

John Halligan, above, Ireland’s Minister of State for Training, Skills and Innovation, has outraged faith-heads by claiming that God does not exist, and that some people in the pro-life movement are ‘bastards’. According to this report, he equated anti-abortionists with the Jihadi terror group Isis. If that wasn’t enough to ruffle the fundies’ feathers, Halligan […]

Texas abortion ruling a major blow to the religious right

A decision by the US Supreme Court to strike down Texas’s anti-abortion law has angered the state’s godly Republican Governor Greg Abbot, above. Abbott condemned the decision by arguing that it jeopardises the state’s objective: To protect innocent life. The decision erodes State’s lawmaking authority to safeguard the health and safety of women and subjects […]