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# pro-choice - Monday 23 July, 2012

Pro Life Campaign challenges Junior Minister over remarks on abortion

Kathleen Lynch said the Government would have no choice but to legislate for abortion in certain circumstances if the expert group, tasked with looking at the issue, recommends it.

# pro-choice - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Simon Harris responds to criticism over abortion position

The Fine Gael TD said he was against introducing abortion in Ireland – but denied that he had intentionally ‘liked’ a particular comment on his Facebook page which expressed opposition abortion.

# pro-choice - Friday 22 June, 2012

Column: These billboards simply bring the reality of abortion into focus

The message may not be easy to take – but censorship is not the answer, writes Niamh Ui Bhriain of the Life Institute.

Column: This campaign is offensive – and flies in the face of the facts

If the anti-abortion billboards were really about women’s welfare they would look very different, writes Stephanie Lord of Choice Ireland.

# pro-choice - Thursday 21 June, 2012

ASAI powerless to act on anti-abortion billboards

The Advertising Standards Authority has received a number of complaints over the Life Institute campaign, but said it is outside their remit.

# pro-choice - Sunday 17 June, 2012

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

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

# pro-choice - Friday 17 February, 2012

Government urged to legislate for X case, 20 years after court decision

More than 50 groups, TDs, academics and NGOs have today called on the government to legislate for the right to abortion in Ireland when a woman’s life is in danger.

# pro-choice - Thursday 9 February, 2012

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In pictures: The 20th anniversary of X Case protests

In February 1992 the case of a 14-year-old rape victim who wanted an abortion sparked off waves of demonstrations around the country. These photos from the time give an idea of just how divisive and emotive the case became.

# pro-choice - Monday 6 February, 2012

Column: Twenty years after the X case, it’s time for action on abortion

The Government needs to face up to the facts – and we can’t let the pro-life lobby stifle the debate, writes Alison Spillane.

# pro-choice - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Mississippi votes to keep abortion legal

The US state voted against a controversial amendment which would have effectively outlawed abortion and some forms of contraception.

# pro-choice - Saturday 2 July, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Saturday

In this evening’s fix: The latest on the Gaza flotilla saga, pictures galore from Dublin and beyond, the Vatican is back in black…and the luckiest squirrel alive

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Gallery: Pro-Life and Pro-Choice groups march in Dublin

Thousands marched down O’Connell Street today…

# pro-choice - Thursday 21 April, 2011

US pro-life groups accuse state website of providing a "road map" for "secret abortions"

Anti-abortion campaigners say the Maria Talks website advises minors on how to get around the law.

# pro-choice - Saturday 20 November, 2010

Couple 'considering abortion' create online poll

A couple in the US say that they are putting the fate of their unborn child to the public vote.

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