Google must answer questions about whether it or its employees engaged in an active campaign to prevent Irish voters from accessing information on its platforms during Ireland’s referendum on the 8th amendment, the former campaign group Save the 8th has said.
Thousands of pro-life activists are expected to attend the Rally for Life in Dublin on July 6th, where speakers will hear that the abortion regime established by the government has already been exposed as being fatally flawed, and that a key role of the pro-life movement is to subject the regime to endless scrutiny.
New figures released from the British Department of Health show that the number of Irish women who had an abortion in Britain fell again to 2,879 - more than a 50% decline since 2001 - in the same year that the 8th amendment was repealed and abortion legalised in Ireland.
Last weekend, on May 25th, the Irish Catholic held a pro-life conference in the Alex Hotel in Dublin which heard from a range of speakers, including Niamh Uí Bhriain of the Life Institute, about making a pro-life future a reality.
The local elections saw a breakthrough for Aontú, who, just four months after establishing the party, saw three councillors elected - including one poll-topper in Bailieborough - and another five or six candidates come close to taking a seat.
The Life Institute has said that the twelve short months that have passed since the repeal of the 8th amendment have made it abundantly clear that the vote was a mistake and that abortion is nothing to celebrate.
The Life Institute has said babies aborted after a misdiagnosis of a severe abnormality must not become "collateral damage" in the rush to establish a new regime after the repeal of the 8th amendment.
According to a RTE report, after just four months of legalised abortion, campaigners are already calling to have the 12-week limit pushed back - and the three-day waiting period scrapped. They estimate at least 10,000 Irish abortions every year under the new law.
Michael O'Dowd, the Renua candidate for the European elections has launched a new billboard as part of his campaign which seeks to ensure that babies with Down Syndrome are not eliminated by aggressive pre-natal screening programs.