- Sep 29, 2020
No matter what one’s views are on euthanasia, New Zealand’s proposed law to legalize this practice is “poorly drafted, dangerous and flawed,” according the director of the country’s Catholic bioethics center.
Niamh Uí Bhriain is the founder of Youth Defence, one of the most important Irish pro-life groups, and was the chair of the #savethe8th campaign to protect the Irish Constitution’s pro-life 8th Amendment in a national referendum held on May 25. She spoke to Crux about the defeat for the pro-life movement in the vote.
In the wake of Ireland’s May 25 referendum legalizing abortion in the country, the Irish Labour Party has started a petition seeking a referendum to end religious schools in the country.
An Irish bishop said he hopes Pope Francis’s August visit can help bring healing after a divisive referendum that will pave the way for abortion on demand up to 12 weeks’ gestation.
“Every time an unborn child has his or her life ended in Ireland, we will oppose that, and make our voices known,” an Irish pro-life campaigner vowed after a landslide vote to repeal the country’s Eighth Amendment.