Standing up for life means that you need to learn everything that you can about the issue. Learning how to defend and express the pro-life message in a calm, caring and non-judgmental manner is really important. You need to be familiar with the current situation in Ireland and further field. Do your research – make sure you know the facts and have up to date statistics and information. There can be confusion about what it means to be pro-life in the current context in Ireland. There are lots of great resources out there for gaining more knowledge on the pro-life issue.
Becoming pregnant on campus can often be a shock. It’s important that students feel they have someone to turn to in this situation and can access genuine and life-affirming support services. As a pro-life student, consider working with student services on your campus to improve facilities for expectant parents on campus. Read more.
Abortion is one of the most fundamental human rights issues of our time. If we believe in human rights for all, then that right should extend to the youngest and most vulnerable in our community. Arguments in favour of abortion fail to address the humanity of the unborn child or the many women who suffer after abortion. Read more.
Many of us face challenges at the end of our lives. To create an ethos of equal respect, we must encourage in our lives, and that of our family, community and in government a society that supports and cares for the weakest and most vulnerable among us. Read more.
Ability and the Right to Life
In Britain, abortion is legal up to birth where a baby has a disability. This goes completely against our normal approach to disability rights. lf society decides to end the lives of disabled unborn children, it undermines all born disabled people’s right to equal respect. A truly life-affirming society works towards giving all necessary supports to children with special needs and their families. Read more.
100 million baby girls are missing – and the number is rising. They were aborted or killed at birth. Why? Because of a preference for baby boys. It is a human rights violation on a massive scale perhaps the most widespread form of violent anti-female discrimination in the world today. Read more.
Stem Cell Research
For years, those who push embryonic stem cell research (ESCR) have been trying to convince the public of the potential to cure a number of diseases but the reality is that ESCR has produced virtually no scientific or medical breakthroughs. On the other hand, adult stem cells and induced pluripotent stem cells, which present no ethical dilemmas for scientists, continue to produce astounding clinical results. Read more.
Students for Life believe that every human being has the right to life and no one else should be allowed to take that right away from them. People who have committed serious crimes should be prosecuted fairly and serve the correct jail term. Read more.