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Legal Does Not Mean Right – A Video Poem about Abortion

Legal Does Not Mean Right This poem highlights the short-sightedness of a society which blindly professes that if something is legal, it must be “right.”

Posted in Abortion

Ireland’s Director of Public Prosecutions declines to prosecute the public display of abortion photos

On February 4, 2018 the Irish Center for Bio-Ethical Reform (ICBR) was informed by An Garda Siochana that the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions has declined to charge or prosecute the public display of abortion photo signs. The decision followed the submission of legal memoranda arguing that these public displays violated neither the Public Order Act or any other prohibition imposed by law. ICBR is gratified to learn that our position has been definitively vindicated and expressive rights will remain fully protected by the Irish Constitution. Sgt. Gary Gordon, Kilkenny, Ireland police, threatens ICBR director Dr. Jean Englea

Posted in Press Release

Abortion and the National Museum of African American History and Culture

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CBR-UK Wins Against Sussex, UK Police

Expressive rights are more secure in the UK today as a consequence of anti-abortion campaigners having forced Sussex Police to admit that they were wrong to have arrested them for displaying shocking abortion photos in the public square. Andrew Stephenson and Kathryn Attwood, founding members of the campaign group called The Center For Bio-Ethical Reform–UK (CBR-UK), prevailed in civil claims which they filed at the Royal Courts of Justice against Sussex Police for unlawfully arresting them on multiple occasions in 2010 and 2011. A district judge later acquitted both Mr. Stephenson and Mrs. Attwood of all charges. Credit for that

Posted in International Activism

University of Calgary

Cameron Wilson et al. v. University of Calgary Since 2006, University of Calgary pro-life students have set up a controversial display on campus numerous times, usually four days per year (two days in the spring and two days in the fall).  In 2006 and 2007, the University of Calgary (U of C) posted its own signs near the display, stating that this expression was protected by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. In March of 2008, the U of C began demanding – on threat of expulsion – that the students set up their display with the signs facing inwards,

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how much longer will we remain silent?

I will use my life to save theirs…