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Ireland’s Big Abortion Mistake

Ireland’s Big Abortion Mistake

July 24, 2013 at 3:40 am 1 comment

by Peter Smith: Ireland’s knee-jerk reaction to a terrible case of clinical negligence is misguided and wrong. Savita Halappanavar’s death did not equal a nationwide need for lax abortion laws. Britain is basking in weeks of glorious sunshine and the popular mood is high. The Tour de France has just been […]

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Twisting the Abortion Debate in Ireland

Twisting the Abortion Debate in Ireland

November 19, 2012 at 7:00 am 3 comments

by Peter Smith The media presentation of a tragedy in Ireland is the hijacking of two lives and the distortion of a debate. Savita Halappanavar was an Indian woman who came to the Republic of Ireland in 2008 with her husband Praveen. Earlier this year, they conceived a child, the […]

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Ignorance Is Not Bliss: Lack of Knowledge About U.S. Abortion Law Distorts Debate

Ignorance Is Not Bliss: Lack of Knowledge About U.S. Abortion Law Distorts Debate

September 18, 2012 at 9:30 am 1 comment

by Kellie Fiedorek Absent from the recent political commentary—particularly the discussions surrounding the back-to-back Republican and Democratic National Conventions—is an honest account of what the law of the land currently is when it comes to abortion in the United States. While the United States stands as a model for representative democracy […]

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