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#Pro-Choice

# pro-choice - Sunday 18 February, 2018

About half of voters support unrestricted access to abortion up to 12 weeks

Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty says she isn’t sure if the referendum will pass.

# pro-choice - Saturday 27 January, 2018

'Negative tactics': Pro-choice group anger as "repeal8th.ie" redirects to pro-life website

The URL repealeight.ie brings users to a pro-choice website but repealeighth.ie is a pro-life site.

# pro-choice - Monday 15 January, 2018

'Good, measured debate' - Fine Gael TDs met for almost five hours to talk about abortion

A two-day debate on the abortion issue kicks off on Wednesday.

# pro-choice - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Most people want Ireland's abortion law changed, according to new poll

A referendum is set to be held on the issue next year.

# pro-choice - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

As it happened: '70% of Irish women who have abortions in the UK are in relationships and nearly half are already mothers' Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

As it happened: '70% of Irish women who have abortions in the UK are in relationships and nearly half are already mothers'

Representatives from the British Pregnancy Advisory Service and support group One Day More addressed the Eighth Amendment Committee today.

# pro-choice - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Psychiatrist pulls out of Eighth Amendment Committee appearance

Professor Patricia Casey has accused the committee of being biased.

# pro-choice - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis vote to protect rights of the unborn

An opposing motion was defeated by a vote of party members.

# pro-choice - Friday 6 October, 2017

Over half of voters would back a limited liberalisation of Ireland's abortion law

A referendum on the topic is set to take place next year.

# pro-choice - Sunday 1 October, 2017

How Dublin's March for Choice was reported around the world

Reuters, the New York Times and French newspaper Le Monde covered the demonstration.

# pro-choice - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Photos: Thousands take part in March for Choice in Dublin city centre

Meanwhile, the pro-life campaign is holding awareness events at 21 locations across the country.

Today's March for Choice comes at a vital time for Ireland's abortion debate

It is the sixth annual march by the Abortion Rights Campaign.

# pro-choice - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Graphic pro-life 'education project' to take place in Dublin today

Abortion providers have criticised organisers for ‘intimidating’ women.

# pro-choice - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Thousands attend pro-life demonstration in Dublin

A referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment is expected to take place next year.

# pro-choice - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Abortion committee meets for the first time and elects Senator Catherine Noone as chairperson

The Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution met in private today.

# pro-choice - Friday 16 June, 2017

Pro-choice group fears wording of abortion referendum will be too limited

The public will vote on repealing the Eighth Amendment next year.

# pro-choice - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Irish women account for seven in 10 non-resident abortions carried out in UK

More than 3,200 women and girls travelled from Ireland to the UK for terminations last year.

# pro-choice - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Abortion: 95% of Irish women who used pills to end pregnancy 'didn't need surgical intervention'

Study from the British Medical Journal say the pills offer ‘an alternative to unsafe methods’

# pro-choice - Saturday 22 April, 2017

No repeal: Citizens’ Assembly recommends replacing or amending Eighth Amendment Abortion This post contains videos

No repeal: Citizens’ Assembly recommends replacing or amending Eighth Amendment

The Citizens’ Assembly’s recommendation will be sent to the Oireachtas.

# pro-choice - Monday 13 March, 2017

Texas politician hits out at abortion law with 'satirical' anti-masturbation law

Under Jessica Farrar’s proposal, men would be fined for masturbating.

# pro-choice - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Strike4Repeal: Ireland's pro-choice marchers made international headlines The World Is Watching This post contains videos

Strike4Repeal: Ireland's pro-choice marchers made international headlines

BBC, CNN and the Huffington Post were among the outlets to cover it.

# pro-choice - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Face-off as pro-life and pro-choice campaigners protest on Dame St

The ad-hoc protest involved hundreds of pro-choice campaigners who had earlier taken part in the Strike for Repeal protest.

# pro-choice - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Citizens' Assembly told repealing the Eighth doesn't necessarily mean a right to abortion

This weekend’s two-day session has been lengthened to accommodate a hefty work programme.

# pro-choice - Sunday 19 February, 2017

The woman whose Roe v Wade court case legalised abortion in the US has died aged 69

Norma McCorvey actually became a pro-life activist in later life.

# pro-choice - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Strike4Repeal to stage walkout on 8 March

A number of businesses will also support their staff in walking out.

# pro-choice - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Citizens' Assembly chair says balance 'fundamental' following criticism from anti-abortion groups

Supreme Court judge Ms Justice Mary Laffoy reaffirmed a commitment to balance.

# pro-choice - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

'Repeal' bus to distribute abortion pills in cities and colleges around Ireland

Rosa said the tour will “provide direct assistance to those in need of safe abortion pills”.

# pro-choice - Monday 23 January, 2017

Activists threaten strike action if there's no abortion referendum by 8 March

The Abortion Rights Campaign, Outhouse, the Anti-Racism Network are in support of the proposed strike action.

Pro-life group wants to raise €18,000 to fund Facebook page targeting Irish teens

Family and Life’s director David Manly has said there has been increased interest in secondary school presentations by his organisation.

# pro-choice - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Citizens' Assembly receives over 13,000 submissions about abortion

The assembly may choose to hear oral presentations from any group or individual who made a submission to assist in its deliberations.

# pro-choice - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Six in ten people want abortion to be decriminalised in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK where abortion is illegal, except where continuing a pregnancy would cause a serious risk to the mother’s health.

# pro-choice - Saturday 1 October, 2016

'Any politician that says repealing the Eighth doesn't come up on the doorsteps is living in cloud cuckoo land'

With the political landscape so uncertain, the current government is unlikely to rush a referendum through.

# pro-choice - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Pictures: Thousands throng Dublin city centre for pro choice rally

Demonstrations took place in major cities across Europe in solidarity with the Dublin march.

Make no mistake, today's March for Choice is just the beginning of a long ground war

How are both sides shaping up Ireland’s abortion debate?

# pro-choice - Thursday 8 September, 2016

'You can't handle the truth': Director of crisis pregnancy clinic stands by controversial claims

Patrick Jameson repeated claims about abortion causing breast cancer.

# pro-choice - Thursday 1 September, 2016

British group launches helpline for women in Ireland who buy abortion pills online

The British Pregnancy Advice Service is concerned that, because they are committing an illegal act, women may not always seek help.

# pro-choice - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Bishop compares abortion to involuntary Nazi euthanasia programme

Bishop of Elphin Kevin Doran also said that Eight Amendment had meant that “a great number of women were supported culturally in not choosing abortion”.

# pro-choice - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Taoiseach: 'Abortion bill is bad for women and medically inadequate' Fatal Foetal Abnormality This post contains videos

Taoiseach: 'Abortion bill is bad for women and medically inadequate'

Cabinet agrees not to take a position on bill tabled by TD Mick Wallace

# pro-choice - Monday 27 June, 2016

Victory for pro-choice movement as US Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion rules

The ruling has been made in the most important abortion case in a generation.

# pro-choice - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Drone to bring abortion pills across the border to Northern Ireland today

A number of pro-choice activists groups are involved in the flight.

# pro-choice - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Supporters hold strong after football fan is banned from Galway ground for pro-choice banner

Joe Loughnane says he was escorted out of the ground by gardaí.

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