Since I'm not there at the moment to go myself, I am posting this in the hopes that Irish readers will be moved to go to this event. The following is an email I received promoting attendance at a rally for anti-abortionists. I hope the Pro-Choice voices can have a presence!
Sick of ignoring the hypocrisy of yet another "pro-life" rally? (see http://rallyforlife .net)
Stand up for feminism on:
Saturday 4th July, 2pm at the GPO
Come in purple, green or white and join the Feminists for Real Life rally! Bring your own noise and placards. Or come to make placards on Thurs 2nd July, 7pm Seomra Spraoi, 10 Belvedere Court, Dublin 1 (map at www.seomraspraoi. org).
PROPER SEX EDUCATION
FREE QUALITY CHILDCARE
IMPROVEMENT IN MATERNITY SERVICES
BETTER SUPPORT FOR SINGLE MOTHERS
SUPPORT FOR LOW-INCOME PARENTS (RE-INTRODUCTION OF EARLY CHILDCARE ALLOWANCE ETC)
NO TAX ON CHILD BENEFIT
FREE IMPARTIAL CRISIS-PREGNANCY COUNSELLING
PROPER REGULATION OF CRISIS PREGNANCY AGENCIES
CLOSE THE WRC
FEMINISM (FEM SYMBOLS)
SUPPORT THE LIVING
Life is not what they say it is.
Supported by Choice Ireland, RAG, Lash Back, other feminists, friends and allies.
All welcome. Please come, spread word: email, facebook, twitter etc and text.