Ireland Campaigns on both sides ramp up with rallies in city

09:25  13 may  2018
09:25  13 may  2018 Source:   independent.ie

Karnataka: Rahul Gandhi gives an F to Narendra Modi

  Karnataka: Rahul Gandhi gives an F to Narendra Modi Karnataka: Rahul Gandhi gives an F to Narendra ModiWith campaigning for Karnataka Assembly election reaching a feverish pitch, Congress president Rahul Gandhi today handed out an 'F' grade report card to the Narendra Modi government on agriculture in the poll-bound state.

Both sides of the marriage debate ramped up their campaigning on Saturday with rallies , door-knockings and text message among the mediums used. Thousands rallied through Brisbane for the annual pride festival while "yes" campaigners doorknocked tens of thousands of homes across the

As the race over the most hotly contested social issue in the nation heads into the final stretch, both sides also ramped up their campaigns in recent days, with bus tours, rallies and volunteer efforts to get out the vote, along with fundraising pleas, e-mail blasts and an explosion of advertising.

AGAINST: Aida Deak (14) pictured with Ali (12), mother Lydia and Mila Matejko from Dublin at the LoveBoth rally © Provided by Irish Independent AGAINST: Aida Deak (14) pictured with Ali (12), mother Lydia and Mila Matejko from Dublin at the LoveBoth rally

Thousands of people attended a 'LoveBoth' pro-life rally in Merrion Square in Dublin and heard speakers call for a No vote.

Hours earlier, hundreds of doctors gathered in a nearby hotel to call for a Yes vote.

As the Merrion Square rally began, Dr Ruth Cullen of the LoveBoth campaign said: "There is nothing restrictive about the Government's proposals on abortion.

Ireland Prepares For Abortion Referendum Vote: Video provided by Wochit News


Karnataka election 2018: Voters can bear summer heat, but not Congress rule, says PM Modi

  Karnataka election 2018: Voters can bear summer heat, but not Congress rule, says PM Modi Karnataka election 2018: Voters can bear summer heat, but not Congress rule, says PM ModiPrime Minister Narendra Modi today attacked the Congress party saying that the party had to face several political defeats in the last four years in the country.

At a rally in Pennsylvania, Romney seized on a remark Obama made during a campaign stop in Virginia last week to make his case that the president is ill-equipped to fix But just as the messaging battle has ramped up , so, too, have some of the envelope-pushing attacks from both sides .

Clinton campaign falsifying rally attendance numbers ( side by side comparison with Sanders). The day after Super Tuesday, which saw Hillary Clinton unable to bury the Bernie Sanders campaign , both candidates were back out on the trail to revel in their respective victories and drum up support for the

"A No vote on May 25 is the only way to avoid abortion on demand in Ireland.

"It's really encouraging though, the way people are starting to scrutinise the Government's proposals and see for themselves just how extreme it is."

The meeting of hundreds of doctors in favour of a Yes vote was told that more than 1,000 doctors have already signed a public declaration of their support for repeal of the Eighth Amendment.

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MAY 12: Thousands of No campaign supporters hold placards aloft during a LoveBoth Stand Up For Life rally on May 12, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. The referendum on the abortion issue in Ireland will take place on the 25th of May. The No vote led by the LoveBoth movement is against repealing the 8th Amendment in Ireland which rules abortion is illegal unless it occurs as the result of medical intervention to save the life of the mother. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images) © Getty DUBLIN, IRELAND - MAY 12: Thousands of No campaign supporters hold placards aloft during a LoveBoth Stand Up For Life rally on May 12, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. The referendum on the abortion issue in Ireland will take place on the 25th of May. The No vote led by the LoveBoth movement is against repealing the 8th Amendment in Ireland which rules abortion is illegal unless it occurs as the result of medical intervention to save the life of the mother. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

The declaration was unveiled at a National Doctors Together For Yes meeting in a city hotel.

Modi-Rahul verbal duel in Karnataka has sparks flying

  Modi-Rahul verbal duel in Karnataka has sparks flying Modi-Rahul verbal duel in Karnataka has sparks flying Modi said when the BJP government led by Atal Bihari Vajpayee got the opportunity, it elected a Muslim APJ Abdul Kalam as the president and the incumbent government led by him elected a Dalit - Ram Nath Kovind as the president.The PM sought to combat the "lies" that the Congress has been floating against the BJP. He said, "They (Congress) spread lies that we are anti-Dalit, but we made a Dalit the president of India. They spread lies that we are anti-women, but we gave the country its first woman defence minister [Nirmala Sitharaman].

After being fiercely criticized by politicians on both sides of the aisle at last November’s tech hearings, Facebook finally owned up Events publicized included an anti-Trump rally in Union Square at 12pm in New York City on November 12th, followed by a separate ad for a pro-Trump rally two hours later.

GOP Head Asks Both Sides to Reduce Violence at Trump Rallies . In his first comments after Trump supporters and protesters clashed in the Windy City and after a week of increasingly heated moments on the campaign trail, Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus said both

Dr Mark Murphy said: "The Eighth Amendment isn't working - it puts doctors in a constitutional straitjacket which holds us back from providing proper care to our patients."

Donegal GP Dr Anna McHugh said: "I do not want to be complicit in a healthcare system where we continue to speak about women's healthcare issues in hushed tones.

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MAY 12: A nun and a priest enjoy a chat during a LoveBoth Stand Up For Life rally on May 12, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. The referendum on the abortion issue in Ireland will take place on May 25. The No vote led by the LoveBoth movement is against repealing the 8th Amendment in Ireland which rules abortion is illegal unless it occurs as the result of medical intervention to save the life of the mother. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images) © Getty DUBLIN, IRELAND - MAY 12: A nun and a priest enjoy a chat during a LoveBoth Stand Up For Life rally on May 12, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. The referendum on the abortion issue in Ireland will take place on May 25. The No vote led by the LoveBoth movement is against repealing the 8th Amendment in Ireland which rules abortion is illegal unless it occurs as the result of medical intervention to save the life of the mother. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

"I hope that another generation of Irish women do not have to travel to the UK for care, or stand petrified alone in their bathrooms performing their own unsafe abortions with pills.

'More than 1,200' arrested as anti-Putin protests held across Russia

  'More than 1,200' arrested as anti-Putin protests held across Russia Protests against Vladimir Putin ahead of his inauguration for a fourth presidential term have taken place across Russia, with more than 1,000 people reportedly arrested.Protests against Vladimir Putin have taken place across Russia ahead of his inauguration for a fourth presidential term, with more than 1,200 people arrested.

Daily Newspaper published by GPPC Doha, Qatar. Login Sign up Sign Out. Supporters of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen attend an election rally in New Taipei City yesterday.

A KMT supporter chants slogans during a rally in New Taipei City on January 15, 2016 ©Sandy Cheng (AFP). "I think we still have a chance," added Paige Lin, 48, who works in the electronics industry, saying she would vote for Chu "for our next generation, for people on both sides of the strait".

"I want to know that when a woman comes to me in a crisis pregnancy situation, she feels unafraid to do so - that I can support her completely without fear," she said.

Obstetrician and gynaecologist Professor Louise Kenny, said: "Under the Eighth Amendment, doctors like me can only perform a termination of pregnancy if we agree that there is a real and substantial threat to a woman's life.

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MAY 12: Thousands of No campaign supporters hold placards aloft during a LoveBoth Stand Up For Life rally on May 12, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. The referendum on the abortion issue in Ireland will take place on May 25. The No vote led by the LoveBoth movement is against repealing the 8th Amendment in Ireland which rules abortion is illegal unless it occurs as the result of medical intervention to save the life of the mother. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images) © Getty DUBLIN, IRELAND - MAY 12: Thousands of No campaign supporters hold placards aloft during a LoveBoth Stand Up For Life rally on May 12, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. The referendum on the abortion issue in Ireland will take place on May 25. The No vote led by the LoveBoth movement is against repealing the 8th Amendment in Ireland which rules abortion is illegal unless it occurs as the result of medical intervention to save the life of the mother. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

"There is no medical or legal definition of real and substantial, and the uncertainty this creates is unhelpful and occasionally dangerous."

"I have cared for women whose health has been irreparably harmed by the Eighth Amendment.

Google ad ban 'is an attempt to rig vote', claim No campaigners

  Google ad ban 'is an attempt to rig vote', claim No campaigners Abortion referendum campaigners have reacted strongly to a decision by Google to suspend all advertising relating to the upcoming abortion referendum. Pro-choice campaigners have welcomed the move, saying that it will "create a level playing field".However, pro-life advocates have described it as "an attempt to rig the election".Campaigners on both sides of the referendum argument have spoken out after Google had officially announced the ban on the ads in relation to the referendum. © Getty The Google logo is seen at the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California. on September 2, 2011.

Both candidates are due to campaign in Florida today. The state is seen as a key contest that could tip the election. They both held rallies in Ohio and Pennsylvania on Friday, two states that may prove crucial on Tuesday.

RICHMOND — For months, Republicans stood on the sidelines as President Obama gradually ramped up his reelection campaign in battleground Virginia. “Our base is fired up .” While Democrats have made a splashy entrance in Virginia with fundraisers, well-attended rallies and plenty of headlines

"I have cared for women who have died because of the Eighth Amendment. As an obstetrician, I never met a woman who wanted a termination, but I've met many women who desperately needed one."

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MAY 12: Two year old Joseph Quaid holds a plastic foetus as he is held by Eirinn Quaid during a LoveBoth Stand Up For Life rally on May 12, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. The referendum on the abortion issue in Ireland will take place on May 25. The No vote led by the LoveBoth movement is against repealing the 8th Amendment in Ireland which rules abortion is illegal unless it occurs as the result of medical intervention to save the life of the mother. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images) © Getty DUBLIN, IRELAND - MAY 12: Two year old Joseph Quaid holds a plastic foetus as he is held by Eirinn Quaid during a LoveBoth Stand Up For Life rally on May 12, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. The referendum on the abortion issue in Ireland will take place on May 25. The No vote led by the LoveBoth movement is against repealing the 8th Amendment in Ireland which rules abortion is illegal unless it occurs as the result of medical intervention to save the life of the mother. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

Former Fianna Fail Justice Minister Maire Geoghegan-Quinn, who backed the Eighth Amendment in 1983, joined with Labour's Joan Burton and Fine Gael's Frances Fitzgerald and Health Minister Simon Harris to jointly appeal for a Yes vote.

Catholic Bishop of Galway Brendan Kelly said: "In the current debate, it often seems we have nothing but abortion to offer distraught mothers. Does this 'solution' not let us all off the hook regarding the critical matter of being a truly caring and compassionate society?

"Our challenge in Ireland today, at every level, is to build a society that truly cherishes motherhood and parenthood. We must ensure all the necessary supports for mothers and their children in the womb are put in place regardless of cost."

Ministers attack RTÉ after debate win for No .
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has criticised RTÉ's live debate on the abortion referendum, which was won by the No camp. Mr Varadkar, who is refusing to take part in live TV debates, told the Irish Independent there was "a lot of point-scoring" in the programme.And Health Minister Simon Harris compared the "whooping, jeering and hollering" in the debate to a football match.The chair of the Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment, Fine Gael Senator Catherine Noone, said she would refuse to take part in a similar debate.

Source: http://uk.pressfrom.com/news/world/ireland/-257437-campaigns-on-both-sides-ramp-up-with-rallies-in-city/

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!