Pro-choice campaigners take message on the road with 'Bus 4 Repeal'

Pro-choice campaigners take message on the road with 'Bus 4 Repeal'

Pro-Choice campaigners will today drive a 'Bus 4 Repeal' around Ireland.

The ROSA group is calling for a repeal of the 8th Amendment and is taking its campaign to major cities and colleges.

The bus will travel from Dublin to Waterford, Cork, Limerick, Kildare and Galway.

Spokesperson for ROSA Rita Harrold explains what the Repeal campaign will be doing.

"We want to get the message out there about the need for repeal but also about the alternatives available in the meantime.

"We'll be bringing that message around Ireland and college campuses, we have a leaflet outlining exactly how medical abortion works."

Anti Abortion group - ICBR - are planning a counter campaign which it says will highlight the truth and dangers of abortion.

Spokesperson for ROSA Rita Harrold says the tour is timely given the Citizens Assembly meeting this weekend.

"We'd encourage people to come out and show their solidarity with women who need these services this week.

"The citizens assembly have been discussing these issues over the weekend and in that time women have travelled to the UK and women have been using abortion pills at home."

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