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# action-on-x - Monday 20 May, 2013

Psychiatrists to address Oireachtas abortion hearing today
# Hearings
# Hearings

Psychiatrists to address Oireachtas abortion hearing today

May 20th 2013, 8:11 AM 3,920 Views 30 Comments

The hearings on the wording of the heads of the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill 2013 will continue until tomorrow.

# action-on-x - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Pics: 300 turn out for rally on planned abortion legislation
# Action On X
# Action On X

Pics: 300 turn out for rally on planned abortion legislation

May 18th 2013, 8:34 PM 14,629 Views 415 Comments

They gathered in Dublin City centre to hear from speakers including TD Clare Daly.

# action-on-x - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Pro-life groups: 'Proposals go too far'; Pro-choice: 'Bill doesn't go far enough'
# Abortion
# Abortion

Pro-life groups: 'Proposals go too far'; Pro-choice: 'Bill doesn't go far enough'

May 1st 2013, 2:34 PM 8,856 Views 122 Comments

It’s not often that Clare Daly and Youth Defence are in agreement…

# action-on-x - Monday 4 March, 2013

Organisers "delighted" with turnout for Action on X rally
# Dublin
# Dublin

Organisers "delighted" with turnout for Action on X rally

Mar 4th 2013, 10:55 PM 10,650 Views 308 Comments

The organisers said they were very pleased with the turnout for the event, which involved a number of unions and organisations.

# action-on-x - Friday 1 March, 2013

Action on X group plans rally to mark 21st anniversary of case
# Abortion
# Abortion

Action on X group plans rally to mark 21st anniversary of case

Mar 1st 2013, 11:00 AM 3,147 Views 58 Comments

The campaign group wants to put pressure on the government to legislate for abortion in Ireland under the terms of the controversial and divisive judgement in the Supreme Court X Case.

# action-on-x - Friday 11 January, 2013

10 interesting moments from day three of the Oireachtas hearings on abortion
# Abortion
# Abortion

10 interesting moments from day three of the Oireachtas hearings on abortion

Jan 11th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,105 Views 40 Comments

Thursday was the final day of Oireachtas hearings on how to implement legislation for the X case with religious and advocacy groups having their thoughts heard.

# action-on-x - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Oireachtas hearings on abortion wrap up with pro-choice presentations
# Abortion
# Abortion

Oireachtas hearings on abortion wrap up with pro-choice presentations

Jan 10th 2013, 6:13 PM 4,437 Views 28 Comments

Health Minister James Reilly appeared in the Seanad chamber for the end of today’s sessions.

Churches and lobby groups to address Oireachtas abortion hearings
# Abortion
# Abortion

Churches and lobby groups to address Oireachtas abortion hearings

Jan 10th 2013, 8:31 AM 3,954 Views 65 Comments

The third and final day is a busy one, with pro-choice, pro-life and several faith groups all weighing in on abortion.

# action-on-x - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Vigils and protests around country today in wake of Savita death
# Savita
# Savita

Vigils and protests around country today in wake of Savita death

Nov 17th 2012, 12:13 PM 5,226 Views 45 Comments

People are expected to gather in Dublin, Galway, Kilkenny, London and other cities to protest or hold a vigil in remembrance of Savita Halappanavar.

# action-on-x - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Dublin and London protests following the death of Savita Halappanavar
# Protest
# Protest

Dublin and London protests following the death of Savita Halappanavar

Nov 14th 2012, 4:13 PM 23,467 Views 127 Comments

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

# action-on-x - Monday 6 February, 2012

Column: Twenty years after the X case, it’s time for action on abortion
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Twenty years after the X case, it’s time for action on abortion

Feb 6th 2012, 8:30 PM 85 Views 122 Comments

The Government needs to face up to the facts – and we can’t let the pro-life lobby stifle the debate, writes Alison Spillane.