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# pro-life-campaign - Saturday 6 July, 2019

'Heartbroken': After defeat in 2018, what's next for Ireland's pro-life campaigns?
# Rally For Life
# Rally For Life

'Heartbroken': After defeat in 2018, what's next for Ireland's pro-life campaigns?

Updated Jul 6th 2019, 4:36 PM 45,133 Views 347 Comments

Activists are taking a long view, as they hope to one day change Irish abortion law.

# pro-life-campaign - Friday 8 June, 2018

Pro Life Campaign can't say what's next but it's 'certainly not going away'
# Love Both
# Love Both

Pro Life Campaign can't say what's next but it's 'certainly not going away'

Jun 8th 2018, 4:36 PM 21,345 Views 152 Comments

The group was speaking in Dublin today.

# pro-life-campaign - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Pro-life groups secured access to the names and addresses of Irish voters ahead of the referendum
# Voter Data
# Voter Data

Pro-life groups secured access to the names and addresses of Irish voters ahead of the referendum

May 23rd 2018, 7:00 PM 64,490 Views 117 Comments

An investigation by TheJournal.ie and OpenDemocracy has found that at least two pro-life groups have applied for copies of the register for different local authorities.

# pro-life-campaign - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

HSE removes pro-life sticker from hospital waiting room following complaints
# Portiuncula Hospital Ballinasloe
# Portiuncula Hospital Ballinasloe

HSE removes pro-life sticker from hospital waiting room following complaints

Aug 15th 2017, 5:43 PM 24,061 Views 138 Comments

The HSE said the sticker was displayed “without the knowledge of hospital management”.

# pro-life-campaign - 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 14,791 Views 160 Comments

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

# pro-life-campaign - Monday 24 April, 2017

Frances Fitzgerald: Abortion referendum should be held next year
# Citizens Assembly
# Citizens Assembly

Frances Fitzgerald: Abortion referendum should be held next year

Apr 24th 2017, 6:25 PM 23,541 Views 243 Comments

The Citizens’ Assembly has made recommended sweeping changes be implemented regarding Ireland’s abortion laws.

# pro-life-campaign - Friday 3 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 3rd 2017, 7:00 PM 12,776 Views 102 Comments

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

# pro-life-campaign - Friday 26 August, 2016

FactCheck: What do HSE guidelines actually say about the effects of abortion?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: What do HSE guidelines actually say about the effects of abortion?

Aug 26th 2016, 7:35 PM 24,144 Views 138 Comments

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-campaign - Monday 15 August, 2016

FactCheck: Who's right about Ireland's record on maternal deaths?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Who's right about Ireland's record on maternal deaths?

Aug 15th 2016, 8:02 PM 31,893 Views 128 Comments

FactCheck readers asked us to referee a recent dispute between Cora Sherlock and Fintan O’Toole, so we obliged.

# pro-life-campaign - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Paschal Donohoe says there will be a referendum on abortion in the coming years
# Abortion Stance
# Abortion Stance

Paschal Donohoe says there will be a referendum on abortion in the coming years

May 12th 2016, 4:30 PM 13,439 Views 159 Comments

The new Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform said it was his personal view the issue would be put to the people.

# pro-life-campaign - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Irish Pro-Life Campaign criticises Donald Trump over controversial abortion remarks
# Punishment
# Punishment

Irish Pro-Life Campaign criticises Donald Trump over controversial abortion remarks

Mar 31st 2016, 7:43 PM 17,200 Views 101 Comments

Amnesty International is also not happy with the Republican’s comments.

# pro-life-campaign - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Pro-choice activists are not impressed by Enda's latest remarks
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Pro-choice activists are not impressed by Enda's latest remarks

Sep 12th 2015, 12:53 PM 14,694 Views 88 Comments

Kenny said yesterday that he has no intention of holding a referendum on the controversial eighth amendment.

# pro-life-campaign - Monday 6 July, 2015

Pro-life campaigners are not happy that an abortion pill drone is coming to Ireland
# Abortion Drone
# Abortion Drone

Pro-life campaigners are not happy that an abortion pill drone is coming to Ireland

Jul 6th 2015, 5:56 PM 22,942 Views 158 Comments

The drone delivered a batch of pills to Poland last month.

# pro-life-campaign - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Thousands march for "realistic abortion access in Ireland"
# March For Choice
# March For Choice

Thousands march for "realistic abortion access in Ireland"

Sep 27th 2014, 6:41 PM 11,305 Views 343 Comments

The march was organised by the Abortion Rights Campaign.

# pro-life-campaign - 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 13,252 Views 317 Comments

One speaker was strongly critical of Labour TDs for “pushing for more abortion”.

# pro-life-campaign - Friday 11 October, 2013

Pro-Life Campaign moves conference to RDS because of 'exceptional demand'
# Abortion
# Abortion

Pro-Life Campaign moves conference to RDS because of 'exceptional demand'

Oct 11th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,058 Views 110 Comments

The group expects more than 400 people to attend the event this weekend.

# pro-life-campaign - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Some welcome President passing abortion bill, others not so much
# Abortion Act
# Abortion Act

Some welcome President passing abortion bill, others not so much

Jul 30th 2013, 5:59 PM 8,833 Views 198 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore described it as a “key milestone”, while the Pro Life Campaign said it was a “very sad day”.

# pro-life-campaign - Monday 1 July, 2013

Pro Life Campaign poll looks at abortion 'as response to suicide'
# Abortion
# Abortion

Pro Life Campaign poll looks at abortion 'as response to suicide'

Jul 1st 2013, 3:09 PM 4,975 Views 55 Comments

The majority of the 984 respondents said they were ‘very unlikely’ or ‘unlikely’ to support abortion if it was clearly shown it is not a suitable treatment for a pregnant woman with suicidal feelings.

# pro-life-campaign - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Billboard company discontinues Youth Defence campaign after Rape Crisis Centre incident
# Abortion
# Abortion

Billboard company discontinues Youth Defence campaign after Rape Crisis Centre incident

Jun 27th 2013, 6:41 PM 26,415 Views 312 Comments

Mobile advertising company AdMobile says that the parking of an anti-abortion message opposite a rape support headquarters was an ‘innocent error’.

# pro-life-campaign - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Pro-Life Campaign asks the Taoiseach what he is afraid of
# Abortion
# Abortion

Pro-Life Campaign asks the Taoiseach what he is afraid of

Jun 19th 2013, 6:30 PM 6,273 Views 109 Comments

The Pro-Life Campaign has called for a free vote for all TDs on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill.

'Specific threats' made on life of Pro-Life campaigner Caroline Simons
# Abortion
# Abortion

'Specific threats' made on life of Pro-Life campaigner Caroline Simons

Jun 19th 2013, 1:03 PM 8,860 Views 98 Comments

Meanwhile, spokesperson Caroline Simons described the recent controversy at Harold School in Dublin as “unfortunate”.

# pro-life-campaign - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Caroline Simons: 'I think James Reilly is a very foolish man'
# Abortion
# Abortion

Caroline Simons: 'I think James Reilly is a very foolish man'

Jun 13th 2013, 9:27 AM 12,085 Views 137 Comments

The Minister for Health himself has spoken about some of the changes to the abortion legislation, which was published overnight.

# pro-life-campaign - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

'Misleading' to say abortion does or does not help suicidal women
# Abortion
# Abortion

'Misleading' to say abortion does or does not help suicidal women

May 7th 2013, 9:15 AM 8,438 Views 176 Comments

A New Zealand based psychologist, whose work has been quoted extensively by pro-life groups, has raised issues with the definitive conclusions those groups have drawn from his work.

# pro-life-campaign - Friday 19 April, 2013

Savita inquest reaction: 'She was sadly let down by the healthcare system'
# Savita
# Savita

Savita inquest reaction: 'She was sadly let down by the healthcare system'

Apr 19th 2013, 5:35 PM 6,183 Views 30 Comments

There has been mixed reaction to the verdict in the inquest into the death of Savita Halappanavar with groups campaigning on the abortion issue quick to issue statements this evening.

# pro-life-campaign - Monday 15 April, 2013

The 5 at 5: Monday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

Apr 15th 2013, 4:52 PM 6,026 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# pro-life-campaign - 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 6,484 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.

# pro-life-campaign - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Pics: Thousands attend pro-life vigil in Dublin
# Vigil For Life
# Vigil For Life

Pics: Thousands attend pro-life vigil in Dublin

Jan 19th 2013, 6:47 PM 21,337 Views 553 Comments

Gardaí say that around 25,000 people attended a pro-life demonstration in Dublin’s city centre today.

# pro-life-campaign - 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 6,034 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.

# pro-life-campaign - Thursday 10 January, 2013

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 3,948 Views 66 Comments

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

# pro-life-campaign - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Government will legislate to allow abortion in line with X Case ruling
# Abortion
# Abortion

Government will legislate to allow abortion in line with X Case ruling

Dec 18th 2012, 3:07 PM 8,253 Views 109 Comments

The legislation, which will be introduced in the New Year, will be supplemented by more detailed regulations.

Cabinet to discuss plan of action for new abortion rules
# Abortion
# Abortion

Cabinet to discuss plan of action for new abortion rules

Dec 18th 2012, 7:54 AM 3,212 Views 65 Comments

Ministers are expected to decide this morning on what course of action to take based on the Expert Group’s report.

# pro-life-campaign - Monday 17 December, 2012

Kenny confirms New Year action on abortion issue
# Abortion
# Abortion

Kenny confirms New Year action on abortion issue

Dec 17th 2012, 8:14 PM 5,611 Views 41 Comments

Meanwhile, the Pro Life Campaign has said that any legislation would be a “first step in achieving abortion on demand”.

# pro-life-campaign - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Pics, video: Thousands gather for pro-life vigil outside the Dáil
# Abortion
# Abortion

Pics, video: Thousands gather for pro-life vigil outside the Dáil

Dec 4th 2012, 7:17 PM 12,253 Views 230 Comments

The Pro Life Campaign event heard from many who are unhappy with the current debate surrounding abortion in the Dáil where the expert group report is being debated this evening.

# pro-life-campaign - Friday 12 October, 2012

Perspectives: How does an abortion clinic in the North affect the Republic?
# Abortion
# Abortion

Perspectives: How does an abortion clinic in the North affect the Republic?

Oct 12th 2012, 7:30 PM 9,272 Views 168 Comments

Pro-life and pro-choice campaigners tell TheJournal.ie what the clinic’s opening means for the debate south of the Border.

# pro-life-campaign - Sunday 17 June, 2012

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

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

Jun 17th 2012, 2:51 PM 8,702 Views 215 Comments

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

# pro-life-campaign - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Unborn babies could be tested for 3500 genetic conditions
# Genetics
# Genetics

Unborn babies could be tested for 3500 genetic conditions

Jun 7th 2012, 6:42 PM 4,549 Views 19 Comments

Blood and saliva samples from parents could predict thousands of genetic conditions in unborn babies.

# pro-life-campaign - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Fewer women travelling to the UK for abortion services
# Abortion
# Abortion

Fewer women travelling to the UK for abortion services

May 29th 2012, 2:03 PM 3,457 Views 23 Comments

In 2010, over 4,400 women went to England or Wales for terminations. Last year, that number dropped to 4,149.

# pro-life-campaign - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Column: There is nothing enlightened or progressive about this abortion legislation
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: There is nothing enlightened or progressive about this abortion legislation

Apr 19th 2012, 7:30 AM 712 Views 357 Comments

The abortion bill being debated by the Dáil aims to introduce abortion on demand, not protect women during pregnancy. Women and their babies deserve better, writes Dr Ruth Cullen.