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"A Disaster for Women and the Unborn": Christian Doctor and Abortion Expert Laments Ireland's Devastating Referendum Result

Will Maule : May 29, 2018  Faithwire.com

"There is no dispute that what is growing inside the woman is a new, individual human being, with its own body, and its own interests, and its own vulnerability." -Dr. Calum Miller

(Ireland)—[Faithwire.com] Following the shocking majority decision to repeal the Eighth Amendment of the Irish constitution and allow legislation to be passed that will liberalize abortion laws in the country, one British doctor has given his take on the tragic turn of events. Dr. Calum Miller is an Oxford University-educated academic, ethicist and pro-life advocate. He is currently a visiting research scholar at the University of Oxford's Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, where he is working on research related to the metaphysics of abortion. (Photo: Crowds at Dublin Castle celebrate following the announcement of the result/credit: BBC News)

Drawing on his expertise, and in a bid to provide people with the facts ahead of the referendum last Friday, Dr. Miller took to Facebook. His post, which addressed some key points in the abortion debate, has been shared over 1,000 times:

I remember hearing Miller speak when attending a roundtable abortion debate at Magdalene College, Oxford, a few years back. Flanked by Oxford medical students, I felt out of my depth, but I was profoundly moved by the arguments put forward and deeply saddened by the pro-choice arguments' blatant disregard for the rights of the unborn. I reached out to Miller for some thoughts on his experience of being a pro-life doctor and asked him for his take on the Irish referendum.

"I wasn't pro-life until I went to medical school and saw the reality of abortion, seeing the reality of it for the unborn, for the women involved, and learning more about the ethics and embryology in a rigorous academic environment," Miller told Faithwire. "But what it showed was clear: the unborn are not just ‘clumps of cells', they are valuable human beings and members of the human community. There is no dispute that what is growing inside the woman is a new, individual human being, with its own body, and its own interests, and its own vulnerability"...

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