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# Pro-Choice

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Abortion protests 'aim to destroy Poland', leader of country's ruling party says
A court ruling last week, when published, will rule out abortions in almost all cases in Poland.
'How dare you': Minister slams protesters who demonstrated outside the National Maternity Hospital
Simon Harris said the protests held outside Holles Street yesterday were ‘sickening’.
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.
'Today we tell them - 'Take our hand': The Referendum in Quotes
Some of the more memorable moments.
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.
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.
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.
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 pro-life to pro-choice: When compassion becomes the root of your response
‘It’s 2004 and I am 16-years-old.’
'I am pro-choice and always will be': Vogue Williams responds to criticism from pro-life Twitter users
Pro-life Twitter users find it “bizarre” that Vogue is both pregnant and pro-choice.
Referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment to be held on Friday 25 May
Minister Eoghan Murphy made the announcement this afternoon.
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.
'Negative tactics': Pro-choice group anger as "" redirects to pro-life website
The URL brings users to a pro-choice website but is a pro-life site.
'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.
Most people want Ireland's abortion law changed, according to new poll
A referendum is set to be held on the issue next year.
'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.
Psychiatrist pulls out of Eighth Amendment Committee appearance
Professor Patricia Casey has accused the committee of being biased.
Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis vote to protect rights of the unborn
An opposing motion was defeated by a vote of party members.
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.
How Dublin's March for Choice was reported around the world
Reuters, the New York Times and French newspaper Le Monde covered the demonstration.
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.
Today's March for Choice comes at a vital time for Ireland's abortion debate
It is the sixth annual march by the Abortion Rights Campaign.
Graphic pro-life 'education project' to take place in Dublin today
Abortion providers have criticised organisers for ‘intimidating’ women.
Thousands attend pro-life demonstration in Dublin
A referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment is expected to take place next year.
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.
Pro-choice group fears wording of abortion referendum will be too limited
The public will vote on repealing the Eighth Amendment next year.
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.
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’
No repeal: Citizens’ Assembly recommends replacing or amending Eighth Amendment
The Citizens’ Assembly’s recommendation will be sent to the Oireachtas.
Texas politician hits out at abortion law with 'satirical' anti-masturbation law
Under Jessica Farrar’s proposal, men would be fined for masturbating.
Strike4Repeal: Ireland's pro-choice marchers made international headlines
BBC, CNN and the Huffington Post were among the outlets to cover it.
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.
Citizens' Assembly told repealing the Eighth doesn't necessarily mean a right to abortion
This weekend’s two-day session has been lengthened to accommodate a hefty work programme.
The woman whose Roe v Wade court case legalised abortion in the US has died aged 69
Norma McCorvey actually became a pro-life activist in later life.
Strike4Repeal to stage walkout on 8 March
A number of businesses will also support their staff in walking out.
Citizens' Assembly chair says balance 'fundamental' following criticism from anti-abortion groups
Supreme Court judge Ms Justice Mary Laffoy reaffirmed a commitment to balance.
'Repeal' bus to distribute abortion pills in cities and colleges around Ireland
Rosa said the tour will “provide direct assistance to those in need of safe abortion pills”.
Activists threaten strike action if there's no abortion referendum by 8 March
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’s director David Manly has said there has been increased interest in secondary school presentations by his organisation.
Citizens' Assembly receives over 13,000 submissions about abortion
The assembly may choose to hear oral presentations from any group or individual who made a submission to assist in its deliberations.