Pro-Life campaign labels 'abortion pill bus' a cheap publicity stunt

The Pro-Life campaign has described the 'abortion pill bus' currently touring the country as a "cheap publicity stunt".

Pro-Life campaign labels 'abortion pill bus' a cheap publicity stunt

The Pro-Life campaign has described the 'abortion pill bus' currently touring the country as a "cheap publicity stunt".

The bus, which is promoting access to safe, medical terminations, has stopped in Cork city and will travel to Dublin later for a pro-choice rally.

The pro-life movement is criticising the involvement of Anti-Austerity Alliance TD Ruth Coppinger, who is supporting the bus tour.

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Spokesperson Cora Sherlock said the issue of abortion should be treated more seriously.

“The abortion pill bus over the past few days is a cheap publicity stunt and I think that it is appalling that something so serious as abortion would be reduced to a stunt," Ms Sherlock said.

"And I think that Deputy Coppinger needs to take on board that abortion is a complex and serious issue and should not be treated in such a flippant manner.”

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