Category Archives: Opinion

See Something, Say Something

They say a picture is worth a thousand words and certainly pictures help to set the scene and often the tone and context of an article. Which is why sometimes…

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Guest post from Parents for Choice

Parents for Choice are a group of parents who support a person’s right to choose in pregnancy and childbirth. This group fully supports the repeal of the 8th amendment. Today, for Mothers…

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Men and the 8th Amendment

Abortion has always been seen as a women’s issue, but restriction of access to safe abortion services is a human rights issue. Men are also discriminated by and hurt by…

More merry myth-mongering (and muddled maths)

On 14 November an article titled ‘Ireland should not aspire to providing legalised killing‘, written by Breda O’Brien, was published in the Irish Times. It contains the usual inaccuracies, convenient…

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More and more voices join the call to repeal the eight

On October 7th, the 32nd anniversary of the 8th Amendment to the Irish Constitution, the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU), the largest civil society body in Ireland, called for…