Monday 20 February 2017

Ireland's credit, not its 'shame'

Published 09/12/2012 | 05:00

Madam – The right to life underpins all the other human rights, yet this concept seems to be missed by your medical correspondent, Maurice Gueret.

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For one who has taken the Hippocratic oath, he was strangely dismissive of life in his column last week headed 'Ireland's Shame'.

In writing about three women who aborted their babies who were 'destined for a fatal ending', he fails to recognise that, in hastening that fatal ending, those innocent babies were consigned to a terrible death. What had they done to deserve that? He doesn't even consider that question worth mentioning.

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