Ireland: Both sides of abortion debate ‘abuse existence’ of people with disabilities

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Both sides of abortion debate ‘abuse existence’ of people with disabilities
‘We must stop our existence being used and abused,’ says leading disability campaigner

Sep 24, 2017
Seán Dunne

A leading disability campaigner has called on both sides in the abortion debate to stop “abusing the existence” of people with disabilities in their campaigns.

Suzy Byrne, an awardwinning blogger and advocate who lives with a disability in Dublin, also expressed concern at the way in which disability was being used by “right to die” advocates to justify euthanasia.

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