Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now

#Pro-Choice

# pro-choice - All time

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 28,338 Views 36 Comments

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
# Exclusion Zones
# Exclusion Zones

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

Jan 2nd 2020, 5:24 PM 69,976 Views 189 Comments

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

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

Louisiana lawmakers pass controversial 'heartbeat' abortion ban

May 30th 2019, 8:41 AM 14,797 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.

'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 7,559 Views 17 Comments

Some of the more memorable moments.

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 19,834 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.

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 87,216 Views 471 Comments

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'
# 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 29,107 Views 167 Comments

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'
# 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 21,952 Views 75 Comments

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
# 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 5,522 Views 10 Comments

‘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
# 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 11,258 Views 5 Comments

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
# Abortion
# Abortion

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

Mar 28th 2018, 4:50 PM 57,698 Views 343 Comments

Minister Eoghan Murphy made the announcement this afternoon.

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 32,435 Views 381 Comments

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

'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 22,243 Views 149 Comments

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

'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 9,588 Views 169 Comments

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

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 15,726 Views 349 Comments

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

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'

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 39,824 Views 12 Comments

Professor Patricia Casey has accused the committee of being biased.

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 25,965 Views 256 Comments

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
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

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

Oct 6th 2017, 7:22 AM 11,551 Views 163 Comments

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

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 69,296 Views 256 Comments

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
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

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

Sep 30th 2017, 2:15 PM 37,775 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 13,698 Views 188 Comments

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

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 26,992 Views 174 Comments

Abortion providers have criticised organisers for ‘intimidating’ women.

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 33,564 Views 433 Comments

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
# Citizens Assembly
# Citizens Assembly

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

Jun 21st 2017, 3:15 PM 11,412 Views 47 Comments

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
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

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

Jun 16th 2017, 9:22 AM 14,843 Views 160 Comments

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
# 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 13,112 Views 96 Comments

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'
# 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 21,106 Views 143 Comments

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
# Abortion
# Abortion

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

Apr 22nd 2017, 6:17 PM 87,576 Views 261 Comments

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

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 27,742 Views 44 Comments

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

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 21,629 Views 112 Comments

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
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

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

Mar 8th 2017, 4:33 PM 20,614 Views 122 Comments

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
# Abortion
# Abortion

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

Mar 4th 2017, 1:45 PM 17,003 Views 181 Comments

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
# 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 18,697 Views 164 Comments

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

Strike4Repeal to stage walkout on 8 March
# Strike4Repeal
# Strike4Repeal

Strike4Repeal to stage walkout on 8 March

Feb 16th 2017, 7:20 AM 11,466 Views 145 Comments

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

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 11,182 Views 161 Comments

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

'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 24,919 Views 171 Comments

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
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

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

Jan 23rd 2017, 6:01 AM 13,093 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 17,887 Views 122 Comments

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
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Citizens' Assembly receives over 13,000 submissions about abortion

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:22 PM 7,197 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.

1 2 3 4 5