Students for Life

Why I am Pro-Life – Joel

I am pro-life because I firmly believe every life is equally valuable, irrespective of how it was conceived. A problem that many pro-life young people face is that we are afraid to voice our opinion on the topic of abortion. Prior to the 2018 referendum, many pro life people remained silent in the debate and […]

“Social media is an important tool in human rights campaigns”

Students for Life Ireland, a pro-life student group, has criticised the censorship of pro-life people on social media in recent weeks. Spokesperson for the group, Serena Lazarus, a student of Medicine in NUI Galway said: “In recent weeks it appears the international pro-life movement has been targeted by social media companies, with the sudden deleting […]

“Ireland must use UN seat to highlight China Human Rights abuses”

Students for Life Ireland, a pro-life student group, has hit out at a tweet from the Chinese Embassy in the USA, and says that Ireland must use its influential position in the UN to tackle the Human Rights abuses by the Chinese government against the Uyghur Muslim population. Spokesperson for the group, 20-year-old Peter, a […]

Medical students dreading the future upon reading recent abortion report

Students for Life Ireland, a pro-life student group, have revealed that medical students in Ireland are fearful for what careers might hold in light of the recently published paper relating to abortion in Ireland. Spokesperson for the group Clara Terren Hogan, a student of medicine in NUI Galway, said: “As a medical student I am […]

Emmerdale Down’s Syndrome abortion story line inappropriate in 2020

Students for Life Ireland have hit out at Emmerdale’s inappropriate storyline involving an abortion on the grounds of disability. Spokesperson for the group, Leanne Lynch, said: “This controversy warrants serious discussion. The storyline in Emmerdale suggests that unborn babies with Down’s Syndrome should be aborted. This is an ableist and unacceptable message. We all know […]

Young people represent group most opposed to euthanasia

Students for Life Ireland have today confirmed their opposition to the euthanasia Bill currently before the Dáil. Spokesperson for the group, Clara Terren Hogan, a Medical Student in NUI Galway, said: “An Amarach Research Opinion poll commissioned by RTE’s Claire Byrne Show last year revealed that those aged between 18 and 24 years are the […]

Students for Life Ireland slam NUI Galway move to increase weekly childcare fees

Students for Life Ireland, a national pro-life student group, have heavily criticised NUI Galway’s move to increase the weekly fees for the college Crèche from €174 to €220 in recent days. Spokesperson for the group, 21-year-old Luke Power, a member of the NUIG Life Society, said: “It is absolutely disgraceful that in the midst of […]