SPUC: Amnesty should focus on genuine human rights, not campaign for abortion

Amnesty International is betraying its mission by campaigning for abortion in Northern Ireland rather than focusing on genuine human rights.

Saturday, 30th April 2016, 5:55 pm
Updated Saturday, 30th April 2016, 7:24 pm
An anti-abortion activist shows a plastic doll depicting a foetus (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

Genuine human rights campaigners are bewildered by Amnesty’s campaign to overturn NI’s abortion laws.

Those laws exist to protect vulnerable women from harm and unborn children from death.

Amnesty was founded to use the truth on behalf of victims, but its campaign includes misleading people about the truth about dangerous abortion pills bought online and used illegally.

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We urge politicians not to give in Amnesty’s attempt to make them feel guilty about firm but fair penalties for the serious crime of unlawful killing of the innocent.

Liam Gibson, Northern Ireland development officer, Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC)