Monday 23 January 2017

Abortion debate

Published 06/05/2013 | 11:53

Are we ever going to build a country where we treat all people with equal dignity?

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In rightly trying to make Ireland a safer place for pregnant women, must we make it a more dangerous place for unborn children?

Having finally shown respect for the Magdalene Laundry victims, many of whom suffered the heartache of having their newborn babies taken from them, are we now about to say to suicidal women and girls, many experiencing those same feelings of anguish and despair, that all we can offer you as a solution to your pain is to take your child away, too – this time by the more drastic method of ending its life?

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