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#Pro-Life

# pro-life - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Opinion: 'Sorry, UN. Ireland's abortion laws are progressive, modern and compassionate'

In pushing for abortion the UN is seriously undermining its human rights mission, writes Niamh Uí Bhriain.

# pro-life - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Pro-life abortion billboard 'unlikely to mislead readers' says ad watchdog

The ASA found a billboard claiming 100,000 lives were saved as a result of Northern Ireland’s abortion laws was not misleading.

# pro-life - Saturday 29 July, 2017

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

Abortion providers have criticised organisers for ‘intimidating’ women.

# pro-life - 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-life - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Complaint about RTÉ coverage of undercover pregnancy counselling report is rejected

The details are contained in the latest Broadcasting Association of Ireland report.

# pro-life - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Graphic pro-life events planned for Cork and Dublin airports 'won't get permission'

The group planning the events, the Irish Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform, is seeking volunteers and donations.

# pro-life - 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-life - 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-life - 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-life - 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-life - 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-life - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Repeal protests attract thousands to the streets of Dublin

Similar demonstrations were staged in other cities around Ireland.

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-life - 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-life - Friday 3 March, 2017

The Citizens' Assembly will NOT hear from a woman who regrets having an abortion

The assembly says the decision is reflective of the submissions they received

# pro-life - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Being tough on bankers ... and Fine Gael: How Peter Mathews will be remembered Bank Guarantee This post contains videos

Being tough on bankers ... and Fine Gael: How Peter Mathews will be remembered

Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan is among those to have paid tribute to Mathews, saying Ireland is “a poorer place” without him.

# pro-life - 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-life - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Strike4Repeal to stage walkout on 8 March

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

# pro-life - 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-life - 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-life - 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-life - 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-life - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

'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.

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