"The chalice of benediction which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ? And the bread which we break, is it not the partaking of the body of the Lord? For we, being many, are one bread, one body: all that partake of one bread." (1 Cor 10:16-17)
The usual lines in 2008 from members of parliament were "it only legislates what is already reality" and "it will not increase the number of abortions." One is a false and evasive statement and both were proven to be incorrect.