Who could possibly not feel anything but enormous compassion for a tiny baby boy born at just 25 weeks gestation and fighting for life in intensive care?

His tiny lungs will be struggling to catch breath, his fragile body filled with tubes, and he may be left with a host of problems including brain damage, blindness and more. Every decent person would hope and pray that this little boy makes it. Everyone with an ounce of compassion would want to wrap him in love and urge him to stay strong.

But right now, angry voices are being raised against this helpless and tiny child clinging onto life in a Dublin hospital. They say he should be dead, that he has no right to be alive, since he should not have been allowed to survive. They are even marching to demand that he should have been killed earlier, and to shrilly insist that he has no right to life.

This may seem unthinkable, but its true – and it’s happening in Ireland.

This little baby’s mother, distressed and vulnerable, wanted him to be aborted. Ireland’s new and controversial abortion laws, which put doctors in an impossible position, have no term limits written into the legislation. Faced with this nightmare scenario, the obstetrician delivered the baby boy at just 25 weeks because his mother said she was suicidal.

The fury of abortion campaigners immediately filled the airwaves and the newspaper columns. It was inexcusable that this child – the same child fighting for his life in an ICU – had been allowed to see the light of day.

Their logic is chilling: they believe the unborn child to have no rights whatsoever and this child’s survival is an affront to them. Their commentary on social media failed to express even a shred of concern or compassion for the tiny child now battling for life in a neo-natal ICU. Their preferred outcome would be if this baby were dead. It is an extraordinary callous position.

This sad and horrific case has at least one enlightening outcome: it has truly revealed how utterly indifferent and unfeeling abortion campaigners are to each and every unborn child, to the undeniable humanity of these children, and to their need for protection.

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A plea to win the hearts of those who choose to dehumanize our development and undermine our right to live.

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