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The demonstration was briefly disrupted by pro-abortion protesters, but the marchers were soon able to continue

The threat of violence couldn’t stop us from celebrating life and bearing witness

Just one in a hundred said they would like to see the present limit of 24 weeks extended up to birth

Tim Farron had previously said abortions were too widely available and called for restrictions

The party had pledged to legalise the practice in the province without mentioning the Northern Ireland Assembly

The party has yet to clarify whether it would implement the change during a period of direct rule, or whether it would impose it on a sitting Northern Ireland Assembly

Once you abandon belief in rationality, all you are left with is force and violence

The 2016 report also said Malteser International’s official policy was ‘inconsistent with Church teaching’

Cardinal Blase Cupich said Gov Bruce Rauner has taken a ‘principled stand’

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