22.05.18: Please, don’t hand politicians a blank cheque

Yesterday afternoon, at Government Buildings, Clare McCarthy of the LoveBoth campaign, joined by supporters, handed a symbolic ‘blank cheque’ into Minister for Health Simon Harris‘s office symbolising the decision before the Irish people in the referendum on 25 May. Commenting on the event Clare McCarthy stated: “Today’s blank cheque symbolises exactly what we are being asked to […]

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20.05.18: Irish people will reject the plan to introduce abortion on demand into Ireland

Significant numbers still undecided on abortion proposals Reacting to the two opinion polls released in the Sunday Business Post and Sunday Times newspaper today, Dr. Ruth Cullen of the LoveBoth Campaign said: “Today’s polls show that there is still a significant proportion of the Irish people undecided regarding the Government’s proposal to remove the right […]

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18.05.18: Vile remark by Taoiseach is new low in campaign

Government members panicking, seem prepared to say anything to secure the repeal Today, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar made a series of statements during an interview on Today with Sean O’Rourke on RTÉ. In one statement he said: “If there is a ‘No’ on Friday it is only time before someone hemorrhages or bleeds to death.” Commenting on his remarks, Dr […]

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17.05.18: Estimates of a vote for repeal on Ireland’s abortion rate

The LoveBoth campaign held a press conference this morning to launch an independent actuarial report*   to review the potential effect of a vote for repeal on Ireland’s abortion rate. Commenting at the launch, LoveBoth spokesperson Caroline Simons stated: “Minister Simon Harris has previously drawn comparisons between his proposed law and the abortion laws in other […]

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Actuary’s Report

I am asked by the Pro-Life Campaign to advise regarding the projected incidence of abortion in the Republic of Ireland in the event that the 8th Amendment is repealed. I am asked to compare the number of induced abortions during the next 12 years based on current abortion rates with the number of induced abortions […]

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15.05.18: “I am Conor. I love my life” Today Conor O’Dowd unveiled a new video

Today Conor O’Dowd from Co Louth unveiled a new video for the LoveBoth Campaign where he called for a ‘no’ vote in the referendum. Commenting on the launch, spokesperson Cora Sherlock said: “We are delighted to be joined by Conor and his family today at the launch of this video. Yesterday Simon Harris said that the […]

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14.05.18: Peter Boylan does not speak for his profession on abortion

Today it has emerged that 17 obstetricians from the south of the country, have written to the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynecologists asking that Dr Peter Boylan ‘stand aside’ as Chairperson of the Institute’ for the duration of the referendum campaign as a result of his public advocacy for repealing of the Eighth Amendment. Commenting […]

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14.05.18: “Simon Harris’s campaign of deception must stop” Cora Sherlock

Reacting to remarks made by Minister Simon Harris, made earlier today at a repeal event, Cora Sherlock of the LoveBoth campaign stated: “Simon Harris has launched another baseless attack on our campaign by claiming that it is “disgusting” to defend the Eighth Amendment’s lifesaving protection for children with disabilities. Voters should be in no doubt […]

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