Why our abortion law would be more permissive than the British law


By Dr Angelo Bottone

Our new video points out that the abortion law currently being proposed by the Government goes even further than the…

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By Dr Angelo Bottone

What kind of abortion law does Together for Yes really want? Or to put it another way, what do some of its leading members want? While Together for Yes wants repeal of the 8th amendment and supports the Government’s proposed...

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abortion referendum 8th amendment obstetricians

Two prominent obstetricians have written to The Irish Independent to refute claims that the 8th amendment is endangering women. Doctor Michael F O’Hare is the chairman of the Joint Institute of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists/HSE Working Group on Maternal Mortality and...

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How permissive will the Government’s proposed abortion law be compared with other Western European countries? The short answer is, as permissive. In most West European countries, it is very rare for a woman to be refused an abortion, and it...

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Pro-choice campaigners like to say that the public must be ‘protected’ against misinformation from the pro-life side. But they themselves are guilty of spreading misinformation, for example the claim that countries such as Ireland, which have restrictive abortion regimes, have...

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“Justice is the advantage of the stronger” said Thrasymachus to Socrates, who disagreed. In our own culture, tolerance is increasingly merely an intermediary strategy used by the strong who still lacks power in certain areas. Once such power is gained,...

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picture of 11 week fetus abortion one of us referendum ireland

We are pleased to announce that we have launched the second round of our national billboard campaign. It has the same, simple and unmistakable message as last time, namely that the unborn child is ‘One of Us’. This is the truth...

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Lawyers group says Government Proposal is Abortion on Demand


One hundred lawyers from across Ireland have issued a statement calling for a “No” vote, saying that the government proposal would introduce abortion on demand, and would remove all constitutional…

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Introducing The Iona Institute

Our new, 80-second video explains who we are, what we do, and the principles that we stand for. We invite…

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