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Column: Exploding the myths about 'live birth abortions'
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.
'Some parents have to open the coffin every two hours to put in ice-packs so remains stay cool'
How many more girls are our government prepared to abuse while they delay a referendum on the Eighth Amendment, asks Gerry Edwards.
My son Joshua was born and died 16 years ago today and we still punish tragedies like his
Gerry Edwards, chairperson of TFMR Ireland, on the pain and courage inherent in using a personal bereavement in a very public battle.
Column: Nothing has changed for couples whose baby's condition is incompatible with life
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.
Column: My son was cremated alone, in a different country, because he had a fatal foetal abnormality
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.