Minister for Health, Mary Harney has attacked pro-life counsellors who seek to help women in a crisis pregnancy. She was commenting on the announcement of a new campaign from the Crisis Pregnancy Agency (CPA) highlighting such agencies and giving information to women to avoid them.
The CPA which is tax-payer funded and continues to be so, in a time of savage cutbacks on families, children and the elderly, launched a nasty attack on counselling agencies who do not receive any funding through the CPA channels.
The CPA claims that the numbers of women travelling to the UK for an abortion has decreased but that the numbers travelling to other countries has increased. Net effect - no change. Still it receives praise from Minister Harney and other politicians and continued massive funding from the public purse. This week they have launched emotive outdoor advertisements which don't address abortion or try to help abortion-bound women, but instead is a propaganda exercise fuelled by their own idealogocial stand.
The CPA should be held accountable to its employees, the taxpayer, and be given their P60 for thoroughly failing their remit and responsibility. Cut all its funding now.