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#Pro-Life

# pro-life - Today’s News

'Disgraceful and partisan': Mattie McGrath hits out as Tesco removes pro-life group's charity appeal

Tesco said the group was removed from its charity drive for breaching the terms and conditions.

# pro-life - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Dublin hotel cancels launch of new extreme right-wing party which had been planned for tomorrow

The National Party had previously released a statement announcing its launch at a renowned Dublin hotel tomorrow afternoon.

# pro-life - 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-life - 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-life - 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-life - 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-life - 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-life - Friday 26 August, 2016

FactCheck: What do HSE guidelines actually say about the effects of abortion?

The Pro Life Campaign’s Sinead Slattery made a bold claim on Tonight With Alison O’Connor this week. Does it hold up?

# pro-life - 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-life - 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-life - 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-life - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

We asked every TD if they want to repeal the Eighth Amendment - here's what they said

A lot of them don’t want to talk about it.

# pro-life - Monday 11 April, 2016

Prosecution sometimes warranted for women who have abortions - Iona Institute

A woman who ordered pills online was given a suspended sentence in Belfast last week.

# pro-life - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Irish Pro-Life Campaign criticises Donald Trump over controversial abortion remarks Punishment This post contains videos

Irish Pro-Life Campaign criticises Donald Trump over controversial abortion remarks

Amnesty International is also not happy with the Republican’s comments.

# pro-life - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Call me a selfish criminal and a murderer if you want, but having an abortion was right for me

I made a decision to abort at seven weeks for many reasons, writes an anonymous contributor.

# pro-life - Thursday 17 December, 2015

‘Abortion is a divisive issue, but we can’t pretend it’s going to go away’ – Varadkar

Leo Varadkar says he supports the Taoiseach’s plan to call a convention on the issue.

# pro-life - Thursday 10 December, 2015

‘The abortion holocaust’: Senator condemned for ‘horrific’ language Seanad This post contains videos

‘The abortion holocaust’: Senator condemned for ‘horrific’ language

Jim Walsh has drawn condemnation for remarks made in the Seanad earlier.

# pro-life - Monday 30 November, 2015

Belfast court rules abortion should be available in cases of rape and fatal foetal abnormality

“It does not protect morals to export the problem to another jurisdiction and then turn a blind eye.”

# pro-life - Saturday 26 September, 2015

‘Women must decide their fate’: Thousands attend pro-choice march 8th Amendment This post contains images

‘Women must decide their fate’: Thousands attend pro-choice march

Pro-life campaigners have said organisers of the demonstration are in “absolute denial”.

# pro-life - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Does Labour really want to repeal the 8th Amendment?

Does Labour really want to repeal the 8th Amendment?

Joan Burton latest comments have raised eyebrows about a key Labour commitment.

# pro-life - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Pro-life group clashes with Amnesty over decriminalising abortion

A recent survey shows most people in Ireland want the grounds for legal access to abortion to be widened.

# pro-life - Thursday 9 July, 2015

# pro-life - Saturday 4 July, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

A pro-life rally, free GP care and the build up to the Greek referendum had people talking today.

# pro-life - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin and Rónán Mullen are having a bit of a row on Twitter

The Equality Minister’s tweet about “extremist right-wingers” got this one going…

# pro-life - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Leo stands over remark in abortion debate Chilling Effect This post contains videos

Leo stands over remark in abortion debate

The health minister said a grammatical error was to blame.

# pro-life - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Now this Fine Gael TD wants to repeal the 8th Amendment (but he’s still ‘very pro-life’) Breaking Ranks This post contains videos

Now this Fine Gael TD wants to repeal the 8th Amendment (but he’s still ‘very pro-life’)

Jerry Buttimer is one of the first Fine Gael TDs to call for the repeal of the controversial constitutional amendment.

# pro-life - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Pro-Life march: ‘Media bias on abortion has reached a point we cannot ignore’

The Pro-Life Campaign maintains that, in the space of a single fortnight, Irish newspapers ran 33 articles that were ‘pro-choice’.

# pro-life - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Irish pro-life group want to get rid of “incompatible with life” phrase

A group of four families are set to travel to Geneva.

# pro-life - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

‘People think I’m the devil for having an abortion, but it’s the only option that’s right for me’

A young Cork woman has taken part in a BBC documentary that follows her journey to have an abortion in the UK.

# pro-life - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Anti-abortion protester convicted of harassment outside Belfast clinic

Bernadette Smyth is appealing the decision.

# pro-life - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Enda: Leo Varadkar spoke ‘in a personal capacity’ on abortion issue The 8th This post contains videos

Enda: Leo Varadkar spoke ‘in a personal capacity’ on abortion issue

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was responding to Varadkar’s comments last night that the 8th Amendment was too restrictive.

# pro-life - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Pro-choice group put banner advertising abortion pills on Galway Cathedral

The banner was up for most of yesterday morning.

# pro-life - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

‘Very often women let down other women’: Pro-life campaigner “disappointed” with backlash after BBC honour

Cora Sherlock was chosen as one of the BBC’s “100 Women” for 2014

# pro-life - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Socialist TDs call for ‘medieval’ 8th Amendment to be removed from Constitution

Ruth Coppinger said that a Referendum should take place on the same day as the Marriage Equality Referendum next Spring.

# pro-life - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Galway senator responds to criticism after branding SVP donations to gay rights groups “unwise”

The comments come in relation to Saint Vincent de Paul approving funding to be given to a Galway-based LGBT group.

# pro-life - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Large-scale pro-choice rally planned for Dublin this afternoon

Around two thousand people attended a similar rally on Wednesday, while pro-life groups also took part in a vigil at Leinster House last night.

# pro-life - Friday 22 August, 2014

Pro-life group to hold vigil after denied abortion

The Pro Life Campaign described the response by pro-choice groups as “undignified clamour”.

# pro-life - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Protests to take place internationally over abortion controversy

Hundreds are expected to turnout at today’s rally.

# pro-life - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

No one in this government wants to deal with the abortion issue again. Here’s why…

Analysis: The government legislated for abortion last summer and is highly unlikely to touch the issue again in its current lifetime.

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