[ULA] Abortion Rights Now!

ABORTION RIGHTS NOW! Decriminalise abortion

Public meeting, Abbey Room, Wynns Hotel

Friday, September 28, 2012 from 7:30pm until 9:30pm

To mark International Decriminalisation of Abortion day the United Left Alliance has initiated a public meeting on the struggle over decades to legislate for the X case and to achieving abortion rights in Ireland.


  • Psychiatrist Dr Veronica Keane will challenge the idea that a termination does irreparable psychological damage to a woman;
  • Independent researcher Pauline Conroy will track the history of Choice activism in Ireland since the 1970s;
  • ULA TDs Joan Collins and Clare Daly ULA TD will examine the legislative situation;
  • March for Choice organiser Sinead Redmond will outline the reasons for holding Saturday’s event

The meeting will be chaired by co-convenor of Feminist Open Forum Ailbhe Smyth

The meeting also aims to build for the March for Choice being held in Dublin on the 29th. See the event pageย hereย for further details.

March for Choice in Ireland

29 September at 14:00 at The Spire

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