Why I am voting NO tomorrow
Posted by Dana Rosemary Scallon on 24 May 2018
Dana Rosemary Scallon, internationally famous singer, member of the European Parliament, and Irish presidential candidate, explains why she'll be voting No in Ireland's abortion referendum.
5 things you can do to help Save the 8th
Posted by Alithea Williams on 11 May 2018
It's only 2 weeks until Ireland votes on removing the right to life from unborn babies - what can we in the UK do to help?
Why We Need Parent Power
Posted by Dr Tom Rogers on 1 May 2018
Thursday 18th April saw the official Parliamentary launch of Parent Power — a new website initiative supported by SPUC Safe at School."...[This is] about empowering parents to take their rightful place in the education system".
Down's Syndrome Heroes
Posted by Alithea Williams on 21 March 2018
To celebrate World Down's syndrome day, Alithea collates her top five Down's syndrome heroes from the last year.
A woman's right to choose?
Posted by John Edwards on 19 March 2018
John Edwards of SPUC Nottingham branch and organiser of 40 days for life Nottingham reflects on the age-old slogan: ‘It’s a woman’s right to choose’.
A day of true hope that the 8th can be saved.
Posted by Sarah Haire on 16 March 2018
Last Saturday, around 100,000 people rallied in Dublin to save the Eighth Amendment. SPUC assistant development officer Sarah Haire says that it was a real turning point in the referendum campaign.
Will or won’t parents retain the right to withdraw their children from sex education?
Posted by Dr Tom Rogers on 12 March 2018
Education secretary, Damian Hinds MP, reignited the sex education debate recently when he confirmed in several interviews that parents would retain the right to withdraw their children from sex education classes once the new compulsory subjects of Relationships Education (RE) in primary schools and Relationships and Sex Educations (RSE) in secondary schools come into force in September 2019.
Abortion, not Northern Ireland’s pro-life laws, is the real “violence against women”.
Posted by Liam Gibson on 28 February 2018
Over the weekend, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women said that the UK breaches the rights of women in Northern Ireland by unduly restricting their access to abortion. Liam Gibson, SPUC's Northern Ireland development officer, says that abortion is the real violence against women.