Category Archives: Opinion

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…

Addressing information and abortion access with the Irish Deaf Community

RTÉ’s “Hands On”, a show for and by the Irish Deaf and hearing impaired community, covered abortion access in a 10 minute segment still currently available on the RTÉ player….

BPAS serves notice to the Irish Government

On November 2nd  the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) placed the following notice in the Irish Times. They simultaneously engaged with their supporters (and detractors) across social media outlets using…

New guidance, No Change: responding to the Northern Ireland Termination Guidance Document

The Northern Ireland Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSS&PS) recently produced a guidance document for health and social care professionals on termination of pregnancy in Northern Ireland….