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The Facts of Choice
Mon 17 October 2016, 19:00 – 21:00 IST
OR "Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Reproductive Rghts, But Were Afraid To Ask" with Tara Flynn and Alison Spittle.
We need to talk about Choice. With Ireland's outdated attitude to reproductive rights and women in general, it's time to get real. Tara, Alison and a panel of experts will be dealing with facts, the whole facts and nothing but the facts about what pregnant people in Ireland face daily. The panel: Colm O'Gorman (executive director of Amnesty International Ireland); Professor Veronica O'Keane (Doctors for Choice); Dr. Vicky Conway (Lawyers for Choice); Linda Kavanagh (Abortion Rights Campaign). a presentation by Very Serious Scientist Dr. David Robert Grimes and more.
This is not one of the those "explosive debates" they seem to like on the telly.* We're going to talk our way about what needs talking about with respect and care for anyone who has been through it, or is feeling confused by the inaccurate messages of anti choice campaigners and smears. Join us for an evening of solidarity, chat, fun and ideas for how to move forward. Maybe bring a friend who's unsure. Our experts will help us sort reality from spin. The conversation has been hijacked for too long. We're taking it back.
FREE but ticketed. Collection on the night for the Coalition to Repeal the 8th Amendment
NB EXTRA SEATING ADDED DUE TO HIGH DEMAND BUT SEATING IS NOT ALLOCATED AND WILL BE ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS ON THE NIGHT. SOME MAY HAVE TO STAND. APOLOGIES.
*All welcome, but attendees should be mindful that this will be a shame and judgement free zone for anyone who's faced the dilemma of a crisis pregnancy.