Northern Ireland

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Revealed: more than 400 attacks on NI places of worship in last 3 years

21st Aug 2019
James Mildred

Places of worship across Northern Ireland have been subject to nearly 450 recorded attacks over the last three years, prompting calls for immediate action to protect churches and other religious buildings.

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The threat to the value of life in NI has never been greater

8th Aug 2019
James Mildred

Unless the Northern Ireland Assembly is restored by 21 October 2019, an extreme abortion regime will be introduced in Northern Ireland, after MPs and Peers backed amendments which will introduce widespread access to abortion in NI.

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75 days to stop radical abortion laws being imposed on NI

7th Aug 2019
James Mildred

After Westminster voted to change the existing, life-affirming law on abortion in Northern Ireland, the only way of preventing the change is if the Assembly is restored.

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Six things the abortion lobby won’t tell you about decriminalisation – part two

25th Jul 2019
Naomi Marsden

What is particularly telling about this campaign lies exactly in what it won’t tell us. It is cloaked in soundbites and promises of women’s liberation, rather than an honest assessment of what this law will mean in practice and what potential disadvantages follow – for both women and for babies. 

Young pregnant woman looking confused at different signs with pro-abortion slogans

6 things the abortion lobby won’t tell you about decriminalisation – part one

24th Jul 2019
Naomi Marsden

What is particularly telling about this campaign lies exactly in what it won’t tell us. It is cloaked in soundbites and promises of women’s liberation, rather than an honest assessment of what this law will mean in practice and what potential disadvantages follow – for both women and for babies. 

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Parliament votes to introduce abortion in Northern Ireland up to 28 weeks

18th Jul 2019
Naomi Marsden

Last night (Wednesday, 17 July), the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill passed through its final stages in the House of Lords and today it passed through the Commons with a majority of 328-65.

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Emotional debate in House of Lords as Northern Ireland abortion Bill passes Committee Stage

16th Jul 2019
Naomi Marsden

Last night the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill passed Committee Stage in the House of Lords.

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19,000 sign open letter urging PM to withdraw NI Bill over abortion amendment

15th Jul 2019
James Mildred

More than 10,000 people have signed an open letter calling on the Prime Minister to prevent a new abortion law coming into force in Northern Ireland.  

Peers speak out about MPs imposing abortion law change on Northern Ireland

12th Jul 2019
James Mildred

On Wednesday, the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill had its second reading in the House of Lords, following the final stages in the Commons.

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Watch Baroness O’Loan’s powerful condemnation of NI abortion Bill amendment

12th Jul 2019
James Mildred

In a powerful speech in the House of Lords, Crossbench Peer Baroness O’Loan spoke out about the recent vote by MPs to introduce widespread access to abortion in Northern Ireland.

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