Abortion never medically necessary, Irish pro-lifers tell public
Catholic World News - September 13, 2012
Protesting against media bias in coverage of the abortion issue, pro-life leaders in Ireland have stressed that abortion is never a procedure required to save a pregnant woman’s life.
Irish political leaders are currently mulling a response to a European court’s ruling that the country’s law should make some provision for women whose health could be endangered by a continued pregnancy. At an International Symposium on Maternal Health held in Dublin, experts agreed that “direct abortion is not medically necessary to save the life of a mother.” (The group noted that in case of an ectopic pregnancy, treatment is not classified as direct abortion.) The group observed that “misinformation in regard to this abounds in public debate.
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