US anti-abortion activists tell Irish women that abortion will be rape-like
The target of their campaigns -- couples who have been told their fetus has a fatal abnormality.
Feb 21, 2019
American anti-abortion organizations have been descending on Ireland following the country's legalization of the procedure in January. The Sidewalk Advocates for life (SAFL) have been using American examples and training and applying it to an Irish context with the opening of Gianna Care -- a Dublin based anti-abortion crisis pregnancy center.
The target of their campaigns -- couples who have been told their fetus has a fatal abnormality. The organization is reportedly training their members to wait in car parks for these couples and then convince them not to proceed with the abortion.
Simon Harris slams US anti-abortion group tactics as ‘manipulative’ and reveals plans for exclusion zone laws
It was revealed today that Sidewalk Advocates For Life (SAFL) plan to expand their presence in Ireland following the legislation of abortion
By Elsa McEvoy
18th February 2019
MINISTER for Health Simon Harris has slammed US anti-abortion group tactics as "manipulative" and disrespectful of the democratic process.
Sidewalk Advocates For Life (SAFL) plan to expand their presence in Ireland following the legislation of abortion, The Times Ireland revealed today.
Anti-abortion group plans media assault
Aaron Rogan, Senior Ireland Reporter
September 17 2018
A leading anti-abortion group is planning to launch a media platform in response to the result of the referendum on Eighth Amendment in May, a letter to supporters has revealed.
The Life Institute, which ran the Save the 8th campaign, sent its members a 13-page document detailing how it lost the referendum and how it would respond. “Plans for a serious collaboration to establish a new media platform are being put in place,” it said.
Anti-abortion activist works for crisis pregnancy agency
Ellen Coyne, Senior Ireland Reporter
September 23 2017
An anti-abortion activist staging a hunger strike outside the Dáil works for an unregulated crisis pregnancy agency, The Times has learnt.
Tim Jackson said he believed that abortions caused breast cancer and made women suicidal. Last week he started a campaign claiming that he would not eat until Leo Varadkar watched a video of an American anti-abortion activist explaining what a second trimester termination is. The taoiseach said he was willing to watch the video.
Continued at source: The Times: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/ireland/anti-abortion-activist-works-for-crisis-pregnancy-agency-0zdg3jk0j
Anti-abortion clinic tells women sex and abortion could kill them
April 05, 2017
Unauthorized pregnancy crisis centers in Dublin are misleading expectant women about the risks of sex, abortion and contraception.
An undercover investigation for The Times found that the Ask Majella and Gianna Care advisory services telling women that contraception was a health risk, there was a link between abortion and breast cancer and sometimes sex even lead women to “die”.
Continued at source: Irish Central: http://www.irishcentral.com/news/anti-abortion-clinic-tells-women-sex-and-abortion-could-kill-them