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Irish pro-lifer goes on hunger strike to challenge pro-abortion prime minister


Irish pro-lifer goes on hunger strike to challenge pro-abortion prime minister
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DUBLIN, Ireland, September 20, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — A young Irish aid worker has begun a hunger strike in hopes of persuading the Irish prime minister (or Taoiseach) to watch a video about abortion.Tim Jackson, 28, of Donegal ran as an independent in Ireland’s last general election and has done aid work in Syria, the Central African Republic and India. He began his fast on September 18 outside the gates of the Irish parliament (or Dáil) building in Dublin. He intends to drink water and not to fast until death.Jackson has written to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and the Parliamentary (or Oireachtas) Committee on Abortion asking them to watch this video about abortion procedures. His letter is as follows:“I am very disappointed that your government seems intent on having a referendum to decide which human beings can be legally killed in the womb.

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