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# anti-abortion - Friday 22 August, 2014

300 attend anti-abortion rally outside Leinster House

One speaker was strongly critical of Labour TDs for “pushing for more abortion”.

# anti-abortion - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

“It’s undemocratic” – Labour councillor quits the party over abortion

Galway councillor Shaun Cunniffe said he believes the upcoming legislation will open the doors to “social abortion”.

# anti-abortion - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Thousands turn out for Pro-Life vigil in Dublin Dublin This post contains images

Thousands turn out for Pro-Life vigil in Dublin

Among the attendees was Tyrone football manager Mickey Harte.

# anti-abortion - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Column: No woman has an abortion on a whim

Stitch up the X Case’s dangling loopholes and then hold a referendum to legalise abortion in Ireland – because no woman wants an abortion just for the hell of it, writes Carol Redmond.

# anti-abortion - Monday 29 April, 2013

Gerry Adams: ‘Sinn Féin is not a pro-abortion party’

The Sinn Féin president has called on the government to publish proposed legislation dealing with the X Case.

# anti-abortion - Saturday 13 April, 2013

McGuinness: Sinn Féin is an anti-abortion party

Martin McGuinness said that the party is not pro-abortion, but that he does not agree with all anti-abortion protesters.

# anti-abortion - Friday 22 February, 2013

Pro Life opinion poll shows 3 in 4 are against abortion

It contradicts a poll earlier this month which shows that 85 per cent of people in Ireland favour abortion in certain circumstances.

# anti-abortion - Friday 21 December, 2012

Youth Defence ordered to remove anti-abortion posters

Dublin City Council said that the organisation “had not applied for or received permission” for the anti-abortion posters which appeared in Dublin city centre this week.

# anti-abortion - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Alan Shatter condemns ‘obscene and insensitive’ anti-abortion posters

The posters which specifically target the Minister for Justice were erected overnight in Alan Shatter’s constituency of Dublin South.

# anti-abortion - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Legislating for the X Case: Where do the parties stand?

We’ve been asking every single member of the Oireachtas where they stand on the X Case and legislation but less than 20 per cent have responded. Here’s what the parties think…

# anti-abortion - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Column: Legislation is needed to protect the rights of women like Savita

There are circumstances in which women like Savita Halappanavar have a constitutional right to terminate their pregnancies, writes law lecturer Jennifer Schweppe.

Dublin and London protests following the death of Savita Halappanavar

The 31-year-old dentist, who was 17 weeks pregnant, died from septicaemia from a miscarriage which lasted more than two days.

# anti-abortion - Sunday 4 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Sunday

The nine stories you need to know this morning.

# anti-abortion - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Church’s new anti-abortion campaign asks parishioners to lobby representatives

Posters and pastoral messages have been sent out to parishes.

# anti-abortion - Friday 27 July, 2012

Youth Defence under investigation over use of image in anti-abortion campaign Exclusive

Pro-life campaigners Youth Defence are being investigated to determine whether they breached copyright in the use of one of the images used in their recent anti-abortion campaign.

# anti-abortion - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Senator’s criticism of abortion ads an ‘odious abuse of taxpayer-funded privilege’

Labour senator Ivana Bacik has been criticised by the pro-life group Youth Defence after she called for the Advertising Standards Agency to be given a remit to act on complaints about anti-abortion ads.

# anti-abortion - Saturday 10 March, 2012

In pictures: Youth Defence anti-abortion protests in Dublin Youth Defence This post contains images

In pictures: Youth Defence anti-abortion protests in Dublin

The activists held a protest to keep ‘Ireland Abortion Free’.

# anti-abortion - Friday 9 March, 2012

UK: Man arrested over abortion website attack UK

UK: Man arrested over abortion website attack

London police have arrested a man suspected of hacking into the website of a major British abortion provider, vandalising it, and stealing sensitive data – including names, addresses, and phone numbers.

# anti-abortion - Thursday 9 February, 2012

In pictures: The 20th anniversary of X Case protests X Case This post contains images

In pictures: The 20th anniversary of X Case protests

In February 1992 the case of a 14-year-old rape victim who wanted an abortion sparked off waves of demonstrations around the country. These photos from the time give an idea of just how divisive and emotive the case became.