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Massive Pro-Life March Erupts in Northern Ireland after Shocking Abortion Law Decision

Will Maule : Sep 9, 2019  Faithwire.com

"Some of us as ordinary people just couldn't sit by and not stand and be counted. We weren't asked about this, our elected representatives don't support this and public opinion here doesn't support it." -Event organizer, Paul Coulter, told the BBC.

[Faithwire.com] Thousands have marched right up to the doorstep of Northern Ireland's government buildings in protest against a recently proposed change to the nation's abortion laws. Friday's "silent protest" was in response to British parliament legislation passed in July which orders Northern Ireland to get in line with the UK's liberal abortion laws. (Image: Twitter-David Blevins, Sky)

Currently, under the 1945 Criminal Justice Act (Northern Ireland) abortion is almost completely illegal in NI. Exceptions can be made if abortion is required to save the life of the mother, or if continuing the pregnancy puts her at imminent risk of harm.

In 2016-2017, there were just 13 abortions carried out across Northern Ireland. In comparison, across both England and Wales, there were roughly 200,000. The 1967 Abortion Act widely legalized abortion across all of Great Britain and makes provisions for the termination of unborn babies up to 28 weeks' gestation.

The sentiment in Northern Ireland, however, is very different. A nation rooted in the Christian tradition, images from the "NI Voiceless" march illustrated the fact that vast swathes of Northern Irish society—men and women, young and old—continue to care deeply about the protection of unborn babies. An estimated 20,000 people showed up to the march... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

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