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#Life Institute

# life-institute - Friday 30 June, 2017

Doctor who led Savita inquiry: 'Ireland can't depend on UK for 3,000 abortions a year'

“If I’m the Irish government, I should take responsibility for Irish women,” Professor Arulkumaran told

# life-institute - Sunday 6 November, 2016

FactCheck: Does this pro-life leaflet stand up to scrutiny?

The Life Institute’s Yes to Life pamphlet has been printed 120,000 times. How much truth is in it?

# life-institute - Saturday 26 September, 2015

'There is no public demand to repeal the 8th and politicians know that'

The clamour to repeal the 8th Amendment and legalise abortion as a matter of ‘choice’ is almost entirely media led and driven, writes Niamh Uí Bhriain.

# life-institute - 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.

# life-institute - Saturday 4 July, 2015

Thousands turn out for pro-life rally in Dublin as website hacked

A counter rally has also been organised by pro-choice activists to coincide with the march.

# life-institute - Monday 15 June, 2015

Varadkar asked to investigate abortion case after medical staff raised concerns

Last week Amnesty International called for a more liberal abortion regime in Ireland.

# life-institute - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Pro-life group: No one wants to see this baby's life deliberately ended

The family of a 16-week pregnant woman who is brain dead want to switch off the life support.

# life-institute - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

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

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

# life-institute - Monday 17 December, 2012

Labour accused of using abortion as 'cover to deflect from Budget'

Pro-life group the Life Institute said that James Connolly “must be turning in his grave”.

# life-institute - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Savita death 'not caused by Ireland's ban on abortion' - Youth Defence

The pro life group and senator Ronan Mullen have both criticised people for using the death of Savita Praveen Halappanavar to call for legislation on the X case.

# life-institute - Thursday 28 June, 2012

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

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.

# life-institute - Friday 22 June, 2012

Column: These billboards simply bring the reality of abortion into focus

The message may not be easy to take – but censorship is not the answer, writes Niamh Ui Bhriain of the Life Institute.

Column: This campaign is offensive – and flies in the face of the facts

If the anti-abortion billboards were really about women’s welfare they would look very different, writes Stephanie Lord of Choice Ireland.

# life-institute - Thursday 21 June, 2012

ASAI powerless to act on anti-abortion billboards

The Advertising Standards Authority has received a number of complaints over the Life Institute campaign, but said it is outside their remit.

# life-institute - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Anti-abortion billboards 'do not speak for majority of women'

A high profile anti-abortion campaign has been strongly criticised by a pro-choice group.

# life-institute - Thursday 12 April, 2012

GALLERY: Protesters oppose proposed new abortion bill Abortion This post contains images

GALLERY: Protesters oppose proposed new abortion bill

Youth Defence, Life Institute and Precious Life gathered at Leinster House to proposed legislation for the result of the X Case.