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Thousands protest against Ireland's abortion ban - The Indian Express

Thousands of people staged a massive protest in Dublin, calling for an end to Ireland's strict abortion laws, the media reported. Campaigners took part in the March for Choice in the capital's city centre on Saturday, chanting: “Hey, hey Leo (Prime ...and more »

Ireland abortion law: Mass march in Dublin - Deutsche Welle

Protesters chanted and marched across Dublin, assembling outside the office of prime Minister Leo Varadkhar. Some help posters demanding "repeal now” while the crowd chanted "Get your rosaries off our ovaries." Abortion has always been illegal in ...and more »

Una Mullally: Political backsliding on the Eighth Amendment referendum has begun - Irish Times

Already we are hearing that Fine Gael Ministers “Do not believe the recommendations of the Citizens' Assembly for the legislation of abortion will pass 'party, Dáil or country' and will have to be significantly amended.” It's hard to know what these ...and more »

Thousands march in Dublin against Irish abortion laws - Arab News

DUBLIN: Thousands of demonstrators marched in Dublin on Saturday in favor of liberalising Ireland's tight abortion laws ahead of a planned referendum on the fiercely-debated issue. Protesters chanted, “My body, my choice” and waved placards reading ...and more »

Channel 4 documentary takes a more robust approach to Ireland's abortion debate - Irish Times

We can expect to see a lot of international television crews reporting from Ireland over the next few months as the country moves towards holding a referendum on the future of the Eighth Amendment. One of the first of those programmes will be broadcast ...and more »

Thousands take part in pro-choice march ahead of Ireland's abortion referendum - The Independent

Thousands of people have taken part in protests demanding abortion rights for Irish citizens, after the Government announced last week a referendum on the issue would be held in 2018. The sixth annual March for Choice is believed to have been the ...and more »

Controversial ad campaign promotes abortion as Catholic social justice issue - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

NEW YORK - Catholics for Choice, a group that has been repeatedly described by the U.S. bishops as not representing authentic Catholic teaching, launched a new nationwide advertising campaign earlier this week endorsing public funding for abortion. The ...and more »

Abortion campaigners tell Government what they really, really want - Irish Times

Abortion is a black and white issue. Those Repeal jumpers, designed in anger last year by campaigner Anna Cosgrave, have become a ubiquitous fashion and political statement. On Saturday lunchtime there were thousands of them in evidence. Those ...and more »

Why Young Irish Women Are Marching For Choice - HuffPost

By Lorna O'Hara. If one more person refers to how “progressive” Ireland is for voting in marriage equality and for having a gay prime-minister, I think I'm going to scream. It really isn't difficult to scrape off the veneer of gleaming “progressiveness ...and more »

Irish abortion law: Tens of thousands march in Dublin - Sky News

With around 4,000 woman travelling from Ireland to Great Britain for abortions every year, campaigners say it is time for change. 21:35, UK, Saturday 30 September 2017. Protests have been held in Ireland to demand a change in abortion law. Image: A a ...and more »