Friday, April 26, 2013

Abortion:Lucinda Creighton Blog Post Demolishes Olivia O'Leary on Abortion issue

Minister for State for European Affairs Lucinda Creighton in a blog post comprehensively demolished Olivia O'Leary on the abortion issue. This is a brilliant exposition of her pro-lfe stance:
The debate on abortion became a bit surreal this week. Olivia O Leary in a radio piece on Tuesday urged that we “kick the Taliban out of our constitution” while proclaiming that “Ireland is no country for young women.”

I beg to disagree. I am a relatively young woman and I consider Ireland to be a fantastic, safe, free and open country in which to live. I am proud of my country and I will defend Ireland to the last. We are extremely fortunate to live in a country where human rights are protected by a constitutional and legislative system which is second to none.

To compare Ireland or our Constitution to the Taliban is grossly misleading. Olivia O’Leary should, and I’m fairly sure does, know better. Could she really believe that the Shia women of Mazar-e-Sharif, whose husbands were executed and had their throats slit before their eyes and those of their children, would agree that Ireland is a terrible, oppressive place to live? Many of those same women saw their children stuffed into containers and sent to unknown destinations, left to suffocate in a slow and painful death. Would those women, I wonder, condemn the Irish legal system which strives to protect the lives of all children? CONTINUE READING at Lucinda Creighton TD

1 comment:

Boo Rhodes said...

Funny how the pro choice people like to pretend that abortion is not an issue for the rest of the world and then I see articles like this. When are we going to start valuing human life as human life?