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Saturday 14 October, 2017

Column: Exploding the myths about 'live birth abortions'
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Column: Exploding the myths about 'live birth abortions'

Oct 14th 2017, 8:30 AM 22,984 Views 155 Comments

It is time for those who profess to hold a high moral plane to demonstrate some respect for bereaved families and the memories of their dead babies, writes Gerry Edwards.

Wednesday 14 June, 2017

'Some parents have to open the coffin every two hours to put in ice-packs so remains stay cool'
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality

'Some parents have to open the coffin every two hours to put in ice-packs so remains stay cool'

Jun 14th 2017, 6:30 AM 1,396 Views 48 Comments

How many more girls are our government prepared to abuse while they delay a referendum on the Eighth Amendment, asks Gerry Edwards.

Sunday 12 February, 2017

My son Joshua was born and died 16 years ago today and we still punish tragedies like his
# Opinion
# Opinion

My son Joshua was born and died 16 years ago today and we still punish tragedies like his

Feb 12th 2017, 8:30 AM 1,626 Views 119 Comments

Gerry Edwards, chairperson of TFMR Ireland, on the pain and courage inherent in using a personal bereavement in a very public battle.

Friday 14 February, 2014

Column: Nothing has changed for couples whose baby's condition is incompatible with life
# Loss
# Loss

Column: Nothing has changed for couples whose baby's condition is incompatible with life

Feb 14th 2014, 1:00 PM 763 Views 180 Comments

I am angry at the hijackers and manipulators of language who try to tell us that our child was only ‘sick’ or ‘disabled’, who refuse to understand that fatal foetal abnormalities are just that – fatal.

Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Column: My son was cremated alone, in a different country, because he had a fatal foetal abnormality
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: My son was cremated alone, in a different country, because he had a fatal foetal abnormality

Jul 31st 2013, 2:11 PM 457 Views 339 Comments

Gerry Edwards says he can never forgive Ireland for denying him and his wife the right to bring forward the end of their doomed pregnancy and grieve normally. In a letter to all members of the Oireachtas, he calls for a referendum.