Pro-Choice Meet-Up

at

The Gresham Hotel, Diublin, on Saturday afternoon.

A New national pro-choice campaign emerges…

Clare writes:

Over 200 people came together to start building a new campaign for abortion rights in Ireland. Working groups were created for topics such as lobbying, media and fundraising. The structure and aims of the campaign were also discussed.
Aoife Dermody, one of the meeting organisers. It was clear we have the knowledge and experience, and more importantly the compassion and energy we need. We are prepared to take action to make this change a reality.” Anyone wishing to get involved can email irishchoicenetwork@gmail.com

 

Pic by Andrew Flood

Meanwhile…

The American Pro-Life Action League has said Irish pro-life groups are set for a significant financial boost as a result of fundraising campaigns across the US.
The national director of the American Pro-Life Action League has said that Irish pro-life groups are set for a significant financial boost as a result of fundraising campaigns across the United States.
Josep Scheider (above) told The Sunday Business Post that members of the league, which has been active since the 1980s, would also be travelling to Ireland to take part in anti-abortion protests here.
He said the donations involved could amount to several hundred thousands of dollars, and that a significant amount of the money raised would go to Youth Defence.

 

Anti-abortion Groups Set For Major US Fund Boost (Sunday Business Post – behind paywall)