Cincinnati, OH (Feb 11, 2015) – Statement from International Right to Life Federation President Bradley Mattes regarding the Irish Parliament’s decision to vote down a bill that would have allowed disabled children to be aborted.
Pro-abortion politicians in Ireland had its most vulnerable citizens in the crosshairs. They were using children with disabilities to expand legal abortion in Ireland and I’m delighted that they went down in defeat by such a large margin. The people of Ireland cherish their greatest natural resource—unborn babies.
See proposed Fatal Foetal Abnormalities amendment to Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act Bill 2013.
See report on the bill’s defeat.
About International Right to Life Federation
Founded in 1984, International Right to Life Federation is a world-wide coalition of autonomous, national pro-life groups and individuals dedicated to imparting and exchanging information to every nation with the single mission of achieving legal protection for all innocent human life from conception until natural death.