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Abortion is not just an issue in Ireland: Bishop

Challenges for next government include the inadequacy of some services in hospitals & disability facilities, reduced pay, child poverty, homelessness & crime levels.


‘There is no moral justification for a lack of housing’

Many vulnerable sectors of Irish society have been let down, Bishop Buckley warns & urges voters to quiz election candidates on 8th Amendment.


PLC welcomes pro-life motion by Kerry councillors

One Day More urges doctors to acknowledge the enormous benefits of continuing with pregnancies in the case of life-limiting conditions.


Ireland’s record on children’s rights under spotlight

Ministerfor Children, Dr James Reilly, to give a presentation to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child in Geneva today.


Bishop pays tribute to those helping flood victims

“Our solidarity with one another, and especially with those in the greatest need, is an expression of who we are as the people of a merciful God.”


PLC criticises Minister’s 8th amendment repeal call

“Minister Simon Harris’ comments show Government’s blinkered approach to abortion.”.


Ray D’Arcy Show failed to uphold fairness

BAI finding: RTE interview with Colm O’Gorman of Amnesty Ireland articulated a "partisan position" on the issue of abortion.


“Cherish all the children of the nation equally”

“As a society our progress should be measured against how effectively we care for the most vulnerable amongst us,” bishops state.


Minister’s call for repeal of 8th Amendment criticised

Families of babies with life-limiting conditions are discovering too late about the existence of perinatal palliative care as an alternative to abortion: PLC


New pro life crisis pregnancy clinic opens in Belfast

TD Ruth Coppinger’s support for abortion pill bus condemned as “dangerous and irresponsible” says PLC.


Pro Life Campaign runs ‘month for life’ in October

Focus of the National Conference will be "confidently and unapologetically" working to defend the 8th Amendment, Ireland’s Life Equality Amendment.


PLC welcomes Limerick vote on 8th amendment

Councillors vote by 23-12 against a call for a repeal of the 8th Amendment which provides for a constitutional ban on abortion.


Few surprises in farmers’ abortion attitudes poll

PLC warns campaign to repeal 8th amendment is media driven and that trust in the media will deteriorate if pro life voices are not heard in abortion debate.


Pro Life Campaign questions election promises

Taoiseach refuses to commit to repealing 8th Amendment while Tánaiste confirms repeal of the Amendment will be part of Labour's manifesto.


Council to vote on call for repeal of 8th amendment

Life Institute appeals to people to contact their local councillors and lobby them against repeal of constitutional amendment that protects right to life.


PLC blasts Amnesty’s 8th amendment rally

Amnesty Ireland has abandoned founding principles and is now a de facto abortion lobby group PLC accuses.


PLC welcomes defeat of Coppinger abortion bill

Attempt to force repeal of “the last remaining constitutional protection for the unborn" defeated by 74 to 23 in Dáil.


Thousands are alive thanks to 8th amendment

Pro Life Campaign rejects yet another attack on the pro-life amendment.


PLC dispute latest abortion poll findings

"Opinion polls which omit key information produce distorted results," says Cora Sherlock of PLC.


Media bias on abortion entrenched claims PLC

Concern over disparity between 33 pro-choice articles and 1 pro-life article that appeared in national papers in the space of a fortnight recently.


SF votes for ‘limited’ abortion at party conference

Organisation supporting parents of children with terminal illnesses accuses Sinn Féin of following the British abortion model.


Decision on baby of brain dead woman “prudential”

All factors must be considered says moral theologian.


Bill seeks repeal of amendment protecting unborn

PLC warns private members' bill aims to strip away any "remaining legal protection for the unborn child to create a regime where abortion is available on request."


PLC: Poll results on abortion “not surprising”

Sunday Independent poll shows 56% support referendum to repeal 8th Amendment; 60% support abortion in the case of suicide; 69% support it in case of rape.

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