Where Now for the Irish Pro-Life Movement?

Where Now for the Irish Pro-Life Movement?

The decision of 66.4% of the electorate to repeal the Eighth Amendment marks the end of the constitutional right to life. However, it does not mark the end of the right to life, a right which the Irish state never created, but which it merely acknowledged. Nor does it...
A Doctored Solution

A Doctored Solution

Photo: “The Rock of Cashel […]” by RX-Guru is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 Around the turn of the 12th century, Muirchertach Ua Briain, grandson of Brian Boru, had plans to become High King of Ireland. He couldn’t risk the Rock of Cashel, the traditional seat of...
When does Life Begin?

When does Life Begin?

When does life begin is probably the most fundamental question in the abortion debate. The pro-life side occasionally assumes that people know the answer to this, and the pro-choice side often seems to ignore the question entirely. Yet it is the single most important...