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Update, Thursday, February 25, of General Election Guide 2016

Including a warning about the website, WhichCandidate.ie, that is at odds with the website of the Pro-Life Campaign, and that of the Life Institute, and with reports we have from contacts in Constituencies around the country.

Just declared in favour of the 8th [or Pro-Life] Amendment: Limerick City Desmond Hayes IND; Kildare North Frank O'Rourke FF; Wexford Ger Carthy IND; Wicklow Pat Cleary FF.

Late on Wednesday night, report from Tipperary that Jackie Cahill FF supports the 8th Amendment.

Leaflet on the Children and Family Relationships Act 2015

A leaflet on the Children and Family Relationships Bill 2015. The Government hope to have dealt with all 5 Stages of this Bill in Seanad Éireann by Friday, March 27, 2015. From there it will go back to Dáil Éireann for acceptance or rejection of Seanad amendments. When that is completed, it will go to President Michael D. Higgins for signing. The Bill was signed into law today, Easter Monday, April 6, 2015. It is now an Act.

Campaign Leaflet

Reasons to Vote NO to the Proposed Amendment in the Marriage Referendum.
A 7-Point Campaign Leaflet.
On April 2, Alan Kelly, T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, signed an order setting the day this will be put to referendum as Friday, May 22, 2015. The rejection today, Friday, April 24, by the Supreme Court of the appeal brought by Joanna Jordan against the validity of the result of the Children's Rights Referendum, means that it is unlikely now that the Marriage Referendum will be postponed.

What Is Wrong with the Gender Recognition Bill 2014

This Bill is going to Report and Final Stages in the Seanad, on Tuesday, February 17. This leaflet shows how flawed it is in regard to its non-definition of 'transition to preferred gender', and how it would allow youngsters as young as 16 to acquire a certificate of gender identity. "Transition" can include cosmetic surgery that leaves the person involved incapable of having children in the normal way. This is barbarous and exploitative, especially in the case of teenagers with gender confusion.

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