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#Pro-Life

From TheJournal.ie Protesters with baby coffins plan to return to the National Maternity Hospital this Saturday Pro-Life

Protesters with baby coffins plan to return to the National Maternity Hospital this Saturday

The issue was discussed on Liveline earlier today.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Louisiana lawmakers pass controversial 'heartbeat' abortion ban Louisiana

Louisiana lawmakers pass controversial 'heartbeat' abortion ban

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

From TheJournal.ie Peadar Tóibín hits out at larger parties: 'If you vote Fianna Fáil, you get Fine Gael' Aontú Manifesto

Peadar Tóibín hits out at larger parties: 'If you vote Fianna Fáil, you get Fine Gael'

Aontú has 53 candidates running in the local elections.

From TheJournal.ie Nuns withdraw offer of venue for Minister's speech after threats of protest Josepha Madigan

Nuns withdraw offer of venue for Minister's speech after threats of protest

Many of those protesting referring to her support for the Repeal campaign.

From TheJournal.ie 'Today we tell them - 'Take our hand': The Referendum in Quotes Say That Again

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

Some of the more memorable moments.

From TheJournal.ie Pro-life groups secured access to the names and addresses of Irish voters ahead of the referendum Voter Data

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Secondary students tell pro-life groups to stay away from campaigning in schools 8thRef

Secondary students tell pro-life groups to stay away from campaigning in schools

Schools across the country were sent letters in the last week asking for a promotional DVD to be played to students in the senior cycle.

From TheJournal.ie McGrath accuses Taoiseach of lobbying for ban on online referendum adverts The Eighth

McGrath accuses Taoiseach of lobbying for ban on online referendum adverts

The No side said earlier this week that the government had a hand in lobbying for the Google decision to ban all adverts.

From TheJournal.ie Micheál Martin says making up his mind on abortion has been a 'long and challenging process' Referendum

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Q&A: Here's how many women and girls travel to the UK for abortions 8th Amendment This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigating how pro-life campaign billboard van was allowed to park on Garda property Carrick-on-Shannon

Gardaí investigating how pro-life campaign billboard van was allowed to park on Garda property Exclusive

The parking of the ‘No’ mobile billboard vehicle caused some concern.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Italy grants citizenship to terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans UK

Italy grants citizenship to terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans

The 23-month-old child has been in a coma for over a year and needs a ventilator to keep him breathing.

From TheJournal.ie Referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment to be held on Friday 25 May Abortion

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

Minister Eoghan Murphy made the announcement this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Minister establishes Referendum Commission for Eighth Amendment referendum Eighth Amendment

Minister establishes Referendum Commission for Eighth Amendment referendum

Earlier, Simon Harris outlined details of a policy paper on the proposed abortion legislation.

From TheJournal.ie About half of voters support unrestricted access to abortion up to 12 weeks Opinion Poll

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Most people want Ireland's abortion law changed, according to new poll Eighth Amendment

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

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

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: '70% of Irish women who have abortions in the UK are in relationships and nearly half are already mothers' Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

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

Representatives from the British Pregnancy Advisory Service and support group One Day More addressed the Eighth Amendment Committee today.

From TheJournal.ie Psychiatrist pulls out of Eighth Amendment Committee appearance Iona Institute

Psychiatrist pulls out of Eighth Amendment Committee appearance

Professor Patricia Casey has accused the committee of being biased.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis vote to protect rights of the unborn Abortion

Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis vote to protect rights of the unborn

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

From TheJournal.ie Over half of voters would back a limited liberalisation of Ireland's abortion law Eighth Amendment

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

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

From TheJournal.ie How Dublin's March for Choice was reported around the world The Eighth

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Thousands take part in March for Choice in Dublin city centre The Eighth

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Sorry, UN. Ireland's abortion laws are progressive, modern and compassionate' Abortion

Opinion: 'Sorry, UN. Ireland's abortion laws are progressive, modern and compassionate'

In pushing for abortion the UN is seriously undermining its human rights mission, writes Niamh Uí Bhriain.

From TheJournal.ie Pro-life abortion billboard 'unlikely to mislead readers' says ad watchdog Northern Ireland

Pro-life abortion billboard 'unlikely to mislead readers' says ad watchdog

The ASA found a billboard claiming 100,000 lives were saved as a result of Northern Ireland’s abortion laws was not misleading.

From TheJournal.ie Graphic pro-life 'education project' to take place in Dublin today Eighth Amendment

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

Abortion providers have criticised organisers for ‘intimidating’ women.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands attend pro-life demonstration in Dublin Rally For Life

Thousands attend pro-life demonstration in Dublin

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

From TheJournal.ie Complaint about RTÉ coverage of undercover pregnancy counselling report is rejected Broadcasting Act

Complaint about RTÉ coverage of undercover pregnancy counselling report is rejected

The details are contained in the latest Broadcasting Association of Ireland report.

From TheJournal.ie Graphic pro-life events planned for Cork and Dublin airports 'won't get permission' Abortion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Abortion committee meets for the first time and elects Senator Catherine Noone as chairperson Citizens Assembly

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish women account for seven in 10 non-resident abortions carried out in UK Women's Health

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie No repeal: Citizens’ Assembly recommends replacing or amending Eighth Amendment Abortion This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Texas politician hits out at abortion law with 'satirical' anti-masturbation law Man’s Right To Know

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Repeal protests attract thousands to the streets of Dublin Eighth Amendment

Repeal protests attract thousands to the streets of Dublin

Similar demonstrations were staged in other cities around Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Face-off as pro-life and pro-choice campaigners protest on Dame St Eighth Amendment

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

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

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