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Galway For Life takes issue with taxpayer-funded Arts Centre’s stance on abortion

Galway For Life has taken issue with the Galway Arts Centre over its hosting of a Galway Pro-Choice event in the run up the abortion referendum.

What exactly does choice mean in the context of the abortion debate?

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Referendum will be about human rights

Dear Editor,

Deputy replies to his scything in Grassroots

It is with some trepidation that politicians read the Grassroots column in the Galway Advertiser. Having escaped its wrath for the past six years, there was a sense of inevitability when my own political travails finally came into the firing line of the column here last week.

I am a mother because two mothers chose life

On Tuesday evening the Dail voted at second stage on the Protection of Life in Pregnancy Bill (2013). As expected four of our Fine Gael TDs (Peter Matthews, Brian Walsh, Billy Timmins and Terence Flanagan) very courageously voted against the Bill. Next week, I, too will vote against the abortion bill. More FG colleagues are expected to follow in the coming days.

Abuse is the new discourse

When Enda Kenny stood up in the Dail yesterday and outlined the amount of bile and hate that is coming his way courtesy of his stance on the abortion legislation, he was reflecting a reality that ensures abuse is now a new form of discourse, being seen instead as a quicker way of getting your point across than searching and struggling manfully for a burst of eloquence that may never arrive.

Choose politicians who have a track record in defending the right to life

Dear Editor,

If we’re so keen to break away from the Church it’s time to change the law

Next week will see a huge step forward for women’s rights in the UK. For the first time ever, a television commercial will be aired to the nation advertising unplanned pregnancy and abortion advice by a clinic in an effort to confront the long-standing taboo surrounding abortions, and to equally raise awareness of sexual health.

 

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