Category Archives: Opinion

No Smoke Without Fire

Whether you live in a country campaigning for abortion rights, or in one trying to maintain them – the struggle against stigma and censorship continues.  Artists and abortion rights activists…

What we talk about when we talk about Choice

This week the Abortion Rights Campaign have been highlighting how important it is to talk about choice; to loved ones, to political representatives and medical professionals. The aim of this…

The Appetite to Repeal the 8th

by Katie Gillum As we brace ourselves to be further disappointed by the Health Services Executive (HSE) as they selected their expert group to report on the shocking mistreatment of…

Guidelines fall far short of safeguarding pregnant women’s lives

Following the story broken by the Irish Times on Thursday July 3rd, the Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) acknowledged the publishing of guidelines on the implementation of the Protection of Life…

“That was then, this is now”

– The persistent lie that oppression is a thing of the past When talking about the death and disposal of 800 children in a septic tank in Tuam, our Taoiseach Enda Kenny said that…