Lucinda Creighton is a woman who is able to stand up to political bullies when it comes to governmental agendas. Lucinda has proved herself worthy of leadership status. Good Counsel Network volunteers will happily give her their future votes. What we like about Lucinda Creighton as a politician is her honesty. Its hard to believe, but Ms. Creighton confessed her involvement in a pro-choice lobby back in her days as a college student. This lobby group targeted a pro life student with Nazi slurs in poster portrayals displaying Hitler qualities. Averil Power was the student target and she is now a Fianna Fail senator.
Two politicians… One is a leader, the other is a natural leader. Lucinda Creighton can have our vote!
A change of heart for Lucinda Creighton
The former Fine Gael td has expressed her reasons for being involved with a pro-choice lobby back in her college days. Lucinda Creighton believes that university students in general suffer from a herd mentality. Their youthful ideologies make them prone to joining polemical lobby groups. Their young minds are not yet mature enough to know better. Their unbridled emotive enthusiasm can often get the better of impressionable students. Fortunately for Lucinda Creighton, a maturer side has developed to the point of gaining real leadership qualities.
What lessons can Fine Gael TDs learn from Lucinda Creighton
Well Pascal Donohoe could reflect on his outward actions as a politician. Good Counsel Network believes that as well as reading aloud the Sunday gospel at mass on Berkeley road, Pascal might also reflect on the scriptural message. Maybe Pascal could next of all develop a bit of backbone, like Lucinda Creighton’s. Leo Varadkar could also learn from Lucinda Creighton in terms of doing the right thing. Hiding from pro life constituents and currying favour with pro choice doctors is hardly representing Dublin 15. Lucinda Creighton has made at least two Fine Gael tds look like mice. Good Counsel Network Ireland wishes Ms Creighton well in the next general election.
Do you think Leo Varadkar is of leadership quality?
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It is clearly obscene, but altogether predictable. The Fine Gael majority government are finding out the high cost of abortion “health care”. Private hospital consultants are to get up to €120 euros per hour for their involvement on the abortion suicidality review panel. Is this blood money? Sounds close to the truth if you ask a Good Counsel Network volunteer. To add to this hourly fee, there are travel cost reimbursements and more. Private consultants can work on the abortion review panel for under 3.5 hours per day, making for a potentially high end of week pay cheque. With this kind of blood money, we can expect a large influx of qualified medics into Ireland.
Would you volunteer to be on an abortion review panel if the blood money was high enough?
Who will foot this blood money bill?
Good Counsel believes it is highly doubtful that a distressed crisis pregnant teenager will be able to fork out €120 to a consultant. Not alone that, but there will be a panel of medics assessing for suicidality. We can expect up to 3 times the fee in exceptional circumstances. A crisis pregnant teenager will unlikely be in a position to fork out €360 towards combined consultant fees. Her mother might barely even earn this money in a week. So before an abortion even happens, will the Fine Gael majority government hand out blood money? All in the name of health care…
Can Ireland afford this blood money proposal?
It would seem very unlikely that Ireland would be in a financial position to dole out blood money to maintain abortion healthcare. The nation is now vulnerable to abortion tourism, as there are no gestation limits on the Irish pregnancy termination bill. Good Counsel Network volunteers know the cost to a woman’s well being from abortion is already too high. The cost to the state will be astronomical, all of which is unnecessary and a massive burden. Will this era be remembered as the legacy of Fine Gael’s blood money?
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Good Counsel Network have learned that an Irish abortion review panel is under pressure to deliver on clinical guidelines. The government are very keen to get the ball rolling on pregnancy termination. A body of voluntary doctors and others have already met 5 times since the inception of the abortion review panel. The department of health is adamant that clinical guidelines will be signed off early this year. The government have not disclosed the names of these “voluntary members” as a matter of strict confidence. The review panel are already behind schedule, which is no surprise. After all, who’d want to draw guidelines for taking innocent life?
James Reilly is head of the Department of Health which is spear heading the clinical guidelines for abortion in relation to suicidal ideation
Disengagement with the abortion review panel
Because the government have failed to deliver clear clinical guidelines, the Irish College of Psychiatry have opted out for now. Their members have been advised not to get involved with review panels in relation to assessing suicidal ideation in pregnant women. They have taken an ethical stance that is inadvertently helping to keep Ireland abortion free against government pressure. Good Counsel volunteers will no doubt welcome this development. The College of Psychiatry have highlighted the inadequacy of the Protection of life during pregnancy bill. The Irish abortion review panel will not be able to ignore their concerns. The government are finding out the hard way, you cannot ignore everybody all the time.
Some concerns of the College of Psychiatry
The College of Psychiatry have related some genuine concerns that Good Counsel Network naturally empathizes with. The College does not necessarily share our pro life stance, but they do have some virtuous characteristics. A perinatal psychiatrist, Dr Anthony McCarthy feels that there is no real solutions for crisis pregnant women. This is evident in that an alternative such as adoption does not feature in the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill. The abortion review panel’s guidelines can also be overlooked, as the bill can be implemented without recourse to guidelines. Women & babies deserve better than this, and its obviously not just Good Counsel volunteers who believes so.
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The Irish Family Planning Association have claimed a big increase in the number of women seeking post abortion counseling. In 2012, an upsurge of 82% of women in Ireland received counseling with IFPA after a pregnancy termination. This is quite a rise, but also quite an admission that women often regret their abortions. Yet these figures don’t paint the picture that impressions on the mind. According to the IFPA Annual Report (2012), “Multiple factors account for this upsurge in demand for post-abortion counseling, including an increased number of women attending with complex circumstances surrounding their unplanned pregnancies, requiring sustained support” (p. 8).
Post abortion counseling services play a significant part in women’s lives who have gone ahead with a termination of pregnancy.
Post abortion counseling proves terminations were never an answer.
The IFPA have admitted that post abortion counseling can require sustained support. That seems to be suggesting, a long period of counseling. This is no surprise to Good Counsel Network Ireland, as abortion was never the answer when faced with a crisis pregnancy. Had these poor women received advice against terminations, they might never had to later seek post abortion counseling. Sadly, this reality is not sinking in with traumatized women who went through a terrible ordeal in a foreign country. Instead, they are sold, that abortion needs to be available in Ireland. The reality however is that Ireland needs more pro life crisis pregnant counselors.
Abortion advocates often capitalize women appeal for terminations
Good Counsel Network realize that women can be victims of the system. They have a termination, and some become advocates, unwittingly supporting the abortion industry. Danielle from south Dublin appeared on RTE’s Moment of Truth. Danielle’s story painted a picture. She was sexually involved, and the contraceptive method failed. Danielle then sought the morning after pill, that too failed. The next step was a flight to England for an abortion. That almost cost Danielle her life. The abortion was incomplete, and Danielle was hospitalized. The solution to this, is to provide for abortions in Ireland…
If abortion is dangerous in England, why would it be safe in Ireland?
Danielle has suffered a traumatic experience and admits that she has to carry her decision to go ahead with an abortion. Good Counsel volunteers empathizes with her pain, and wish she could have received a more loving advice before deciding to travel to England. If abortions are dangerous in England, why would it be safer in Ireland? Terminations entails real danger to women’s health. Danielle’s story ultimately testifies to this.
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This is welcome news in a world in need of good tidings. Good Counsel Network in Ireland have learned today of Vladimir Putin’s desire to reduce abortions in Russia. Here is a president that is showing great courage & leadership. Here is a man who is willing to show the world, that abortion is not the answer. The Russian president is very concerned about the population collapse in his country. He has signed into law, a ban on abortion advertising, as well as termination restrictions on health insurance cover. This bucks the political trend the world over. Its a world away from Obamacare policies.
Russia introduces abortion advertising ban thanks to some good counsel given by Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Putin is too good to be true
For all of us at Good Counsel Network, these developments in Russia are most welcome. We can scarcely believe a good politician has risen so high up the ranks. Putin would make an excellent Good Counsel Network Volunteer for Russia. He is a fine example to Ireland’s prime minister on how to implement policy. The abortion advertising ban puts Obama’s healthcare to shame. Vladimir’s support for women facing pregnancy is commendable. The abortion advertising ban will help prevent a population collapse from birth control methods like abortion. The worldly wise may see things differently, Putin to them is a flash in the pan. For men versed in prophecy, the president is a stumbling block. Putin is simply too good to be true.
Are you a Godly leader like Vladimir Putin?
Good Counsel Network are looking for more volunteers to lead our ministry in these times. Your willingness to support women in crisis pregnancy is a Godly act. You can help end the culture of death, and herald a culture of life in our world. Every little helps, and as a team, we can support women who might otherwise opt for an abortion. If everyone was doing what God willed them to do, the world would be on fire. Vladimir Putin is a testament to this, for today the hearts of Godly Russian’s must surely be on fire. Get yourself trained up as a crisis pregnancy counselor and set Ireland ablaze. Contact us for more details.
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