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#Pro-Choice

# pro-choice - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Abortion protests 'aim to destroy Poland', leader of country's ruling party says
# Protests
# Protests

Abortion protests 'aim to destroy Poland', leader of country's ruling party says

Oct 27th 2020, 7:59 PM 28,295 Views 36 Comments

A court ruling last week, when published, will rule out abortions in almost all cases in Poland.

# pro-choice - Thursday 2 January, 2020

'How dare you': Minister slams protesters who demonstrated outside the National Maternity Hospital
# Exclusion Zones
# Exclusion Zones

'How dare you': Minister slams protesters who demonstrated outside the National Maternity Hospital

Jan 2nd 2020, 5:24 PM 69,883 Views 189 Comments

Simon Harris said the protests held outside Holles Street yesterday were ‘sickening’.

# pro-choice - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Louisiana lawmakers pass controversial 'heartbeat' abortion ban
# Louisiana
# Louisiana

Louisiana lawmakers pass controversial 'heartbeat' abortion ban

May 30th 2019, 8:41 AM 14,772 Views 191 Comments

Restrictions passed by a number of US States recently are expected to be blocked in lower courts and eventually appealed to the Supreme Court.

# pro-choice - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'Today we tell them - 'Take our hand': The Referendum in Quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'Today we tell them - 'Take our hand': The Referendum in Quotes

May 27th 2018, 6:00 AM 7,482 Views 17 Comments

Some of the more memorable moments.

# pro-choice - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Micheál Martin says making up his mind on abortion has been a 'long and challenging process'
# Referendum
# Referendum

Micheál Martin says making up his mind on abortion has been a 'long and challenging process'

May 9th 2018, 8:36 PM 19,602 Views 121 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader said each person ‘has a personal responsibility as a citizen’ to decide where they stand on the issue.

# pro-choice - Monday 7 May, 2018

Q&A: Here's how many women and girls travel to the UK for abortions
# 8th Amendment
# 8th Amendment

Q&A: Here's how many women and girls travel to the UK for abortions

May 7th 2018, 12:05 AM 86,802 Views 471 Comments

More than 170,000 females have travelled to another country for a termination since 1980.

# pro-choice - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Coveney: 'I approach the abortion issue from a pro-life perspective, but we need to end the status quo'
# Personal Journey
# Personal Journey

Coveney: 'I approach the abortion issue from a pro-life perspective, but we need to end the status quo'

May 6th 2018, 12:05 AM 29,016 Views 164 Comments

For the first time, the Tánaiste speaks of his family’s own personal tragedy in pregnancy.

# pro-choice - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

McDonald: 'I would prefer if Peadar Tóibín was not speaking out on abortion in this way'
# Abortion Referendum
# Abortion Referendum

McDonald: 'I would prefer if Peadar Tóibín was not speaking out on abortion in this way'

Apr 24th 2018, 8:30 PM 21,906 Views 75 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader said party members that vote against party policy in the Dáil will face consequences.

# pro-choice - Sunday 15 April, 2018

From pro-life to pro-choice: When compassion becomes the root of your response
# 8th Amendment
From The Daily Edge
# 8th Amendment

From pro-life to pro-choice: When compassion becomes the root of your response

Apr 15th 2018, 6:00 PM 5,495 Views 10 Comments

‘It’s 2004 and I am 16-years-old.’

# pro-choice - Thursday 5 April, 2018

'I am pro-choice and always will be': Vogue Williams responds to criticism from pro-life Twitter users
# Vogue Williams
From The Daily Edge
# Vogue Williams

'I am pro-choice and always will be': Vogue Williams responds to criticism from pro-life Twitter users

Apr 5th 2018, 10:15 AM 11,237 Views 5 Comments

Pro-life Twitter users find it “bizarre” that Vogue is both pregnant and pro-choice.

# pro-choice - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment to be held on Friday 25 May
# Abortion
# Abortion

Referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment to be held on Friday 25 May

Mar 28th 2018, 4:50 PM 57,656 Views 343 Comments

Minister Eoghan Murphy made the announcement this afternoon.

# pro-choice - Sunday 18 February, 2018

About half of voters support unrestricted access to abortion up to 12 weeks
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

About half of voters support unrestricted access to abortion up to 12 weeks

Feb 18th 2018, 6:00 PM 32,413 Views 381 Comments

Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty says she isn’t sure if the referendum will pass.

# pro-choice - Saturday 27 January, 2018

'Negative tactics': Pro-choice group anger as "repeal8th.ie" redirects to pro-life website
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

'Negative tactics': Pro-choice group anger as "repeal8th.ie" redirects to pro-life website

Jan 27th 2018, 12:05 AM 22,218 Views 149 Comments

The URL repealeight.ie brings users to a pro-choice website but repealeighth.ie is a pro-life site.

# pro-choice - Monday 15 January, 2018

'Good, measured debate' - Fine Gael TDs met for almost five hours to talk about abortion
# Behind Closed Doors
# Behind Closed Doors

'Good, measured debate' - Fine Gael TDs met for almost five hours to talk about abortion

Jan 15th 2018, 7:28 PM 9,565 Views 169 Comments

A two-day debate on the abortion issue kicks off on Wednesday.

# pro-choice - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Most people want Ireland's abortion law changed, according to new poll
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Most people want Ireland's abortion law changed, according to new poll

Dec 9th 2017, 10:31 AM 15,672 Views 349 Comments

A referendum is set to be held on the issue next year.

# pro-choice - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

As it happened: '70% of Irish women who have abortions in the UK are in relationships and nearly half are already mothers'
Live Nov 22nd 2017, 7:43 PM

As it happened: '70% of Irish women who have abortions in the UK are in relationships and nearly half are already mothers'

# pro-choice - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Psychiatrist pulls out of Eighth Amendment Committee appearance
# Iona Institute
# Iona Institute

Psychiatrist pulls out of Eighth Amendment Committee appearance

Oct 19th 2017, 1:16 PM 39,757 Views 12 Comments

Professor Patricia Casey has accused the committee of being biased.

# pro-choice - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis vote to protect rights of the unborn
# Abortion
# Abortion

Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis vote to protect rights of the unborn

Oct 14th 2017, 4:24 PM 25,892 Views 256 Comments

An opposing motion was defeated by a vote of party members.

# pro-choice - Friday 6 October, 2017

Over half of voters would back a limited liberalisation of Ireland's abortion law
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Over half of voters would back a limited liberalisation of Ireland's abortion law

Oct 6th 2017, 7:22 AM 11,523 Views 163 Comments

A referendum on the topic is set to take place next year.

# pro-choice - Sunday 1 October, 2017

How Dublin's March for Choice was reported around the world
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

How Dublin's March for Choice was reported around the world

Oct 1st 2017, 1:28 PM 69,268 Views 256 Comments

Reuters, the New York Times and French newspaper Le Monde covered the demonstration.

# pro-choice - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Photos: Thousands take part in March for Choice in Dublin city centre
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Photos: Thousands take part in March for Choice in Dublin city centre

Sep 30th 2017, 2:15 PM 37,751 Views 373 Comments

Meanwhile, the pro-life campaign is holding awareness events at 21 locations across the country.

Today's March for Choice comes at a vital time for Ireland's abortion debate
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Today's March for Choice comes at a vital time for Ireland's abortion debate

Sep 30th 2017, 6:15 AM 13,678 Views 188 Comments

It is the sixth annual march by the Abortion Rights Campaign.

# pro-choice - Saturday 29 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 29th 2017, 12:05 AM 26,943 Views 174 Comments

Abortion providers have criticised organisers for ‘intimidating’ women.

# pro-choice - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Thousands attend pro-life demonstration in Dublin
# Rally For Life
# Rally For Life

Thousands attend pro-life demonstration in Dublin

Jul 1st 2017, 5:10 PM 33,480 Views 433 Comments

A referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment is expected to take place next year.

# pro-choice - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Abortion committee meets for the first time and elects Senator Catherine Noone as chairperson
# Citizens Assembly
# Citizens Assembly

Abortion committee meets for the first time and elects Senator Catherine Noone as chairperson

Jun 21st 2017, 3:15 PM 11,394 Views 47 Comments

The Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution met in private today.

# pro-choice - Friday 16 June, 2017

Pro-choice group fears wording of abortion referendum will be too limited
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Pro-choice group fears wording of abortion referendum will be too limited

Jun 16th 2017, 9:22 AM 14,808 Views 160 Comments

The public will vote on repealing the Eighth Amendment next year.

# pro-choice - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Irish women account for seven in 10 non-resident abortions carried out in UK
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Irish women account for seven in 10 non-resident abortions carried out in UK

Jun 13th 2017, 2:22 PM 13,073 Views 96 Comments

More than 3,200 women and girls travelled from Ireland to the UK for terminations last year.

# pro-choice - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Abortion: 95% of Irish women who used pills to end pregnancy 'didn't need surgical intervention'
# Abortion Pills
# Abortion Pills

Abortion: 95% of Irish women who used pills to end pregnancy 'didn't need surgical intervention'

May 17th 2017, 6:30 AM 20,970 Views 143 Comments

Study from the British Medical Journal say the pills offer ‘an alternative to unsafe methods’

# pro-choice - Saturday 22 April, 2017

No repeal: Citizens’ Assembly recommends replacing or amending Eighth Amendment
# Abortion
# Abortion

No repeal: Citizens’ Assembly recommends replacing or amending Eighth Amendment

Apr 22nd 2017, 6:17 PM 87,476 Views 261 Comments

The Citizens’ Assembly’s recommendation will be sent to the Oireachtas.

# pro-choice - Monday 13 March, 2017

Texas politician hits out at abortion law with 'satirical' anti-masturbation law
# Man’s Right To Know
# Man’s Right To Know

Texas politician hits out at abortion law with 'satirical' anti-masturbation law

Mar 13th 2017, 8:27 PM 27,678 Views 44 Comments

Under Jessica Farrar’s proposal, men would be fined for masturbating.

# pro-choice - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Strike4Repeal: Ireland's pro-choice marchers made international headlines
# The World Is Watching
# The World Is Watching

Strike4Repeal: Ireland's pro-choice marchers made international headlines

Mar 9th 2017, 12:55 PM 21,547 Views 112 Comments

BBC, CNN and the Huffington Post were among the outlets to cover it.

# pro-choice - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Face-off as pro-life and pro-choice campaigners protest on Dame St
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Face-off as pro-life and pro-choice campaigners protest on Dame St

Mar 8th 2017, 4:33 PM 20,595 Views 122 Comments

The ad-hoc protest involved hundreds of pro-choice campaigners who had earlier taken part in the Strike for Repeal protest.

# pro-choice - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Citizens' Assembly told repealing the Eighth doesn't necessarily mean a right to abortion
# Abortion
# Abortion

Citizens' Assembly told repealing the Eighth doesn't necessarily mean a right to abortion

Mar 4th 2017, 1:45 PM 16,954 Views 181 Comments

This weekend’s two-day session has been lengthened to accommodate a hefty work programme.

# pro-choice - Sunday 19 February, 2017

The woman whose Roe v Wade court case legalised abortion in the US has died aged 69
# Complex Character
# Complex Character

The woman whose Roe v Wade court case legalised abortion in the US has died aged 69

Feb 19th 2017, 3:22 PM 18,601 Views 164 Comments

Norma McCorvey actually became a pro-life activist in later life.

# pro-choice - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Strike4Repeal to stage walkout on 8 March
# Strike4Repeal
# Strike4Repeal

Strike4Repeal to stage walkout on 8 March

Feb 16th 2017, 7:20 AM 11,413 Views 145 Comments

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

# pro-choice - 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 11,091 Views 161 Comments

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

# pro-choice - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

'Repeal' bus to distribute abortion pills in cities and colleges around Ireland
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

'Repeal' bus to distribute abortion pills in cities and colleges around Ireland

Feb 1st 2017, 7:57 AM 24,875 Views 171 Comments

Rosa said the tour will “provide direct assistance to those in need of safe abortion pills”.

# pro-choice - Monday 23 January, 2017

Activists threaten strike action if there's no abortion referendum by 8 March
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Activists threaten strike action if there's no abortion referendum by 8 March

Jan 23rd 2017, 6:01 AM 12,973 Views 86 Comments

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
# Family And Life

Pro-life group wants to raise €18,000 to fund Facebook page targeting Irish teens

Jan 23rd 2017, 12:05 AM 17,854 Views 122 Comments

Family and Life’s director David Manly has said there has been increased interest in secondary school presentations by his organisation.

# pro-choice - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Citizens' Assembly receives over 13,000 submissions about abortion
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Citizens' Assembly receives over 13,000 submissions about abortion

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:22 PM 7,173 Views 93 Comments

The assembly may choose to hear oral presentations from any group or individual who made a submission to assist in its deliberations.

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