Category Archives: Opinion

“Cowardly Statements” from politicians condemned by the Abortion Rights Campaign

Press Release from the Abortion Rights Campaign 05-May-2017 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –   “Cowardly Statements” from politicians condemned by the Abortion Rights Campaign   The campaign has today called…

Confusion and Lack of Clarity Affected Outcome of Citizens’ Assembly Vote Today, says Abortion Rights Campaign.

The campaign is concerned about the process which lead to vote to replace, rather than repeal, the 8th Amendment, but also welcomes the broad call for change by the members…

I’m a Single Mother, I’m Pro-Choice, and My Daughter Is Too

By Emma Delahan This is an excerpt from a piece I wrote recently which addresses the question I am often asked: How does your daughter feel about you being involved…

The Impact of Grassroots Pro-choice Activism on Ireland’s UN Treaty Monitoring Body Examinations

Three members of the Abortion Rights Campaign, Grace Wilentz, Sinead Corcoran and Naomi Elster recently published an article in the peer-reviewed The Irish Community Development Law Journal’s special gender equality…

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Government Shows Disdain for Women’s Lives and Choices by Voting to Retain Criminalisation of Abortion.

Retaining the 14 year jail sentence reveals the contempt the current government has for poor women, women with health issues, and those who face travel difficulties. “Today the Government and…