Thursday, 25 October 2012

BBC World helps Marie Stopes vs SPUC

Last week Anthony McCarthy, SPUC's education and publications manager, was interviewed on BBC World News by George Alagiah, the veteran BBC reporter and news-presenter, about the Marie Stopes abortion centre opened in Belfast. Watch the video below or on YouTube:

Anthony's point - that any abortions which Marie Stopes will perform in Northern Ireland will almost certainly be illegal abortions - is borne out by the admission in 2007 by Paul Cornellisson, Marie Stopes' programme director in South Africa, that Marie Stopes:
"do illegal abortions all over the world"
See the video below, produced by Precious Life, our colleagues in Northern Ireland, which shows that the strategy Mr Cornellisson proposed in 2007 is coming to pass in Northern Ireland in 2012:

It should also be noted that Marie Stopes' abortion operations in Zambia were stopped by the Zambian government as recently as July, when it was discovered that Marie Stopes had performed hundreds of illegal abortions. And in 2004 Marie Stopes' staff in Kenya admitted to performing illegal abortions there too. It is therefore very welcome news that the Northern Ireland Assembly's Justice Committee has launched an investigation into Marie Stopes' Belfast clinic.

In a future blog-post I will explain why Mr Alagiah was so biased against SPUC's spokesman.

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