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# anti-abortion - Monday 7 January, 2019

'Hospitals need to be places of care': Anti-abortion protest held outside Drogheda hospital
# Our Lady Of Lourdes Hospital
# Our Lady Of Lourdes Hospital

'Hospitals need to be places of care': Anti-abortion protest held outside Drogheda hospital

Jan 7th 2019, 11:56 AM 39,081 Views 265 Comments

The group is holding placards saying ‘abortion is murder’.

# anti-abortion - Friday 19 January, 2018

Trump tells rally 'America's abortion laws are wrong and must change'
# Rose Garden Address
# Rose Garden Address

Trump tells rally 'America's abortion laws are wrong and must change'

Jan 19th 2018, 8:40 PM 20,270 Views 126 Comments

Trump addressed the annual ‘march for life’ protest in Washington from the White House’s Rose Garden.

# anti-abortion - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 27th 2017, 2:01 PM 47,013 Views 213 Comments

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

# anti-abortion - Sunday 5 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 5th 2017, 5:21 PM 11,096 Views 161 Comments

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

# anti-abortion - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Hundreds turn out for 'Celebrate the 8th' anti-abortion event in Dublin
# Celebrate The 8th
# Celebrate The 8th

Hundreds turn out for 'Celebrate the 8th' anti-abortion event in Dublin

Jun 4th 2016, 4:48 PM 26,545 Views 507 Comments

Campaigners are calling for the 8th amendment to be protected.

# anti-abortion - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Why Lucinda Creighton was asked if she would have aborted Hitler
# Abortion
# Abortion

Why Lucinda Creighton was asked if she would have aborted Hitler

Nov 25th 2015, 4:42 PM 21,899 Views 85 Comments

The question has recently been asked of anti-abortion US presidential candidates.

# anti-abortion - Friday 22 August, 2014

300 attend anti-abortion rally outside Leinster House
# Taking To The Streets
# Taking To The Streets

300 attend anti-abortion rally outside Leinster House

Aug 22nd 2014, 9:04 PM 13,266 Views 317 Comments

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
# Abortion
# Abortion

"It's undemocratic" - Labour councillor quits the party over abortion

Jun 25th 2013, 2:51 PM 7,964 Views 184 Comments

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
# Dublin

Thousands turn out for Pro-Life vigil in Dublin

Jun 8th 2013, 6:41 PM 16,465 Views 373 Comments

Among the attendees was Tyrone football manager Mickey Harte.

# anti-abortion - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Column: No woman has an abortion on a whim
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: No woman has an abortion on a whim

May 21st 2013, 7:00 AM 327 Views 194 Comments

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'
# Abortion
# Abortion

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

Apr 29th 2013, 5:29 PM 8,790 Views 270 Comments

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
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

McGuinness: Sinn Féin is an anti-abortion party

Apr 13th 2013, 2:20 PM 12,411 Views 131 Comments

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
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Pro Life opinion poll shows 3 in 4 are against abortion

Feb 22nd 2013, 10:13 AM 6,506 Views 114 Comments

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
# Dublin City Council

Youth Defence ordered to remove anti-abortion posters

Dec 21st 2012, 12:34 PM 13,578 Views 143 Comments

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
# Abortion
# Abortion

Alan Shatter condemns 'obscene and insensitive' anti-abortion posters

Dec 12th 2012, 3:22 PM 10,199 Views 71 Comments

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?
# X Case
# X Case

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

Nov 17th 2012, 8:00 AM 7,048 Views 68 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Nov 14th 2012, 7:00 PM 54 Views 25 Comments

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
# Protest
# Protest

Dublin and London protests following the death of Savita Halappanavar

Nov 14th 2012, 4:13 PM 23,472 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.

# anti-abortion - Sunday 4 November, 2012

# anti-abortion - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Church's new anti-abortion campaign asks parishioners to lobby representatives
# Abortion
# Abortion

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

Oct 6th 2012, 2:34 PM 10,944 Views 225 Comments

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
# Youth Defence
# Youth Defence

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

Jul 27th 2012, 6:45 AM 9,894 Views 125 Comments

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’
# Abortion
# Abortion

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

Jun 28th 2012, 5:30 PM 8,374 Views 140 Comments

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
# Youth Defence

In pictures: Youth Defence anti-abortion protests in Dublin

Mar 10th 2012, 6:29 PM 7,178 Views 223 Comments

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

UK: Man arrested over abortion website attack

Mar 9th 2012, 1:16 PM 2,845 Views 4 Comments

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
# X Case

In pictures: The 20th anniversary of X Case protests

Feb 9th 2012, 12:47 PM 4,581 Views 59 Comments

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.