NEWS: Abortion Rights When Mother’s Life Is at Stake – Savita Halappanavar Dies in Ireland


The story of 31 year-old dentist Savita Halappanavar dying in an Irish Catholic hospital is infuriating  women and men around the world. She died from a miscarriage because the Catholic hospital officials refused to terminate the pregnancy… because Ireland is a “Catholic country.”

This is just one woman in one country who has lost her life because of medical, governmental, and religious systems that deny a woman’s basic human right to choose what happens to her body — even when her life is at stake and the doctors acknowledged the fetus would not survive anyway.

What happened to Savita’s rights to body integrity? What happened to the doctors’ oaths to care for their patient?

And when will Ireland realize that the death-grip the Catholic Church has on it has done much more harm than it ever did any good?

Comments? Want to share your irate disbelief? Share you opinion and what we can do to stop the deaths of women in this misogynist world. For in depth discussion with other like-minded folks, get a profile onthe AW Forum and comment here.

Wake up people, and let’s END THE MISOGYNY!

trish

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One response to “NEWS: Abortion Rights When Mother’s Life Is at Stake – Savita Halappanavar Dies in Ireland

  1. I am strongly against birth control abortion, but I have never understood why the term abortion is used in cases like this. When a pregnancy threatens the life of the mother that isn’t an abortion. Yes the child dies but not in the same way a birth control child is killed. I’ve long thought we should take cases like this out of the abortion-sphere. it counter productive to both sides. Victims of nature aren’t the same as abortive mothers. Thanks for sharing this story, I hadn’t heard of it before now.

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