Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Student Body President Cancels Abortion Ads in Student Newspaper, Now They Want to Impeach Her

Katie Ascough
Irish pro-abortion students are calling for the impeachment of University College Dublin’s student body president because of her pro-life views.

The Independent reports Katie Ascough, the Students’ Union president at the college, always has been open about her view that unborn babies deserve a right to life.

Earlier this year, Ascough angered pro-abortion students by removing information about how to get abortion pills from a student magazine, according to the report. Abortion is illegal in Ireland, and Ascough said a lawyer advised that they remove the language.

But that did not appease abortion activists on the Dublin campus. This week, they collected enough signatures on a petition to hold an impeachment vote against Ascough, according to the report.

The abortion debate is raging in Ireland as the country prepares to vote on whether to continue protecting unborn babies’ right to life.

Abortion is illegal in Ireland because of the Eighth Amendment to the country’s constitution, but government leaders recently announced plans to hold a referendum vote in the summer of 2018 on whether to repeal the amendment and legalize abortion on demand.

Ascough said she has been bullied because of her pro-life position.

“The main reason that a group of students are calling for my impeachment is because of my decision to not break the law and illegally distribute abortion information,” she said. . . . .Read More

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1 comment :

Patrick L. Booth said...

Courage and prayers are due her.