For almost 40 years of the 'troubles' people were murdered because their life was deemed worthless by others. Labels like Protestant and Catholic were used to dehumanise victims and provide justification for murder. Simply holding either of these labels immediately made you a target.
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From the beginning of June the Stormont Health Committee have been hearing oral evidence from interested parties on the Severe Fetal Impairment Abortion (Amendment) Bill.
Powerful movements are not created by organizations or clever individuals; powerful movements are grounded in powerful ideas. The most powerful idea ever spoken became flesh and dwelt among us (John 1); Jesus taught that anyone who hears His words and puts them into practice is wise, whereas those who reject His word are foolish builders.
Recent articles from CARE (1, 2) and secular organisation The Minimise Project (3) have attempted to discredit the abolitionist stance of CBR NI. One common theme in both, however, is that they have attempted to sully the name of one of the greatest abolitionists of all time - William Wilberforce.
On the 16th of February Paul Givan presented the Severe Fetal Impairment Abortion (Amendment) Bill to Stormont in what CARE, whose policy team in London created the Bill, called 'a crucial first step in reclaiming our life-affirming laws.'