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Pro-Life Bill to Spare Taxpayers from Funding Abortion Defeated in Irish Parliament
LifeSite News ^ | 11/29/18 | Dorothy Cummings McLean

Posted on 12/01/2018 7:27:39 PM PST by marshmallow

DUBLIN, Ireland, November 29, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) ― An attempt to save Irish taxpayers the indignity of paying for abortion was defeated in Ireland’s parliament yesterday.

Independent TD (or Member of the Irish Lower House of Parliament) Carol Nolan introduced a bill that, if passed, would have legislated that no public money could be used to fund abortion “services” except where there was a risk to the life of the unborn child’s mother.

The bill was debated during the report stage of the Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy Bill. According to Radio-Television Ireland (RTÉ), it was the last opportunity for TDs to make amendments to the pro-abortion legislation.

In Nolan’s remarks, she stressed that abortion kills a living human being.

“This is not real healthcare. Real healthcare does not have a victim,” she said. “Hundreds of thousands of women also voted no, and those women like myself are taxpayers with a conscience.”

Simon Harris, the pro-abortion Minister for Health, argued that the government was trying “to make abortion care (sic) free, safe and legal. Are we really suggesting that different women should get different healthcare?”

But another Independent TD supported Nolan. According to the Irish Times, Peadar Tóibín, who like Nolan quit Sinn Féin over the party’s new pro-abortion stance, said people had “come up to him in the street expressing surprise that the service would be state-funded.”

Tóibín also suggested that funding abortion services would mean less money for other parts of the embattled health service.

“If you take €12 million out of one budget to pay for this, it will mean that there are certain operations that won’t happen,” he said.

Yet another Independent TD, Danny Healy Rae, accused the Health Minister of rushing the legislation through the Oireachtas (Irish legislature).

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1 posted on 12/01/2018 7:27:40 PM PST by marshmallow
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To: marshmallow

What happened to Ireland?


2 posted on 12/01/2018 7:29:41 PM PST by dp0622 (The Left should know if.. Trump is kicked out of office, it is WAR!)
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To: dp0622

Who knew satan was irish.


3 posted on 12/01/2018 7:31:45 PM PST by George from New England (escaped CT in 2006, now living north of Tampa)
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To: marshmallow

The lust for unlimited abortion burns fiercely in Ireland.

They couldn’t vote to repeal the Constitutional amendment banning abortion fast enough. There was wild celebrating in the streets when it passed.

At last, they could kill their babies without limit, and replace them with the “new Irish” from Somalia and Afghanistan.

The devil has the people by the throat.


4 posted on 12/01/2018 7:32:17 PM PST by Jim Noble (Freedom is the freedom to say that 2+2 = 4)
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To: George from New England

I was ROFL and then I realized the seriousness of the context.

That was pretty funny though I dont know if you meant it to be or not.

A brutal topic can have a funny joke that drives home the insanity of the situation.

What disturbing news.

The days of “The Quiet Man” are gone, I guess. :(

Loved Wayne and O’Hara in that movie.


5 posted on 12/01/2018 7:36:37 PM PST by dp0622 (The Left should know if.. Trump is kicked out of office, it is WAR!)
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To: dp0622

It’s done. We are not far behind.


6 posted on 12/01/2018 7:38:13 PM PST by Trumpisourlastchance
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To: Trumpisourlastchance

Well we used to be able to count on a fair size of the idiotic 20 and early 30 somethings growing up and becoming conservatives.

If that changes, which I think it is, then yes, we may be in a lot of trouble.


7 posted on 12/01/2018 7:42:20 PM PST by dp0622 (The Left should know if.. Trump is kicked out of office, it is WAR!)
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To: Trumpisourlastchance

“We are not far behind.”

I’m pretty sure we are ahead of them. At least in Oregon.


8 posted on 12/01/2018 8:00:45 PM PST by Cold Heart
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To: marshmallow

“Why didn’t everyone believe in me?”, says Hitler. Hitler is seething from Hell.


9 posted on 12/01/2018 8:02:27 PM PST by shanover (...To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them.-S.Adams)
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To: marshmallow

The Isle of Saints has become the slough of despond...


10 posted on 12/01/2018 8:05:55 PM PST by Unam Sanctam
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To: marshmallow

One Hundred years ago after almost a millennia the Irish people used guts and guns to win the right to be free and practice the Catholic faith. many died and many lives were ruined but they persevered and won.

Now a hundred years later they are handing their victory to their enemies and gleefully dancing around the fires of hell with their Muslim BFFs and other children of Pan.

I went there 5 years ago to complete family tree research and how glad I am that I never have to go there again.


11 posted on 12/02/2018 6:14:54 AM PST by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberal is lies.)
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To: dp0622

Ireland has put leftism before God a long long time ago. It was only a matter of time before they went pro child murder.


12 posted on 12/02/2018 6:31:16 AM PST by Phillyred (Kieran Hussie)
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