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#8th amendment

# 8th-amendment - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Campaigning for Repeal: 'My hijab made me a target. My brown skin made me a target'

Now I see why so few other Muslim girls chose to voice opinions about the referendum, writes Somaya Mahmud.

# 8th-amendment - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Ruth Coppinger: No Leo, this wasn't a 'quiet revolution'

It was the active involvement of tens of thousands on the ground in the referendum campaign – a social and political movement in itself – that was critical to the resounding win, writes Ruth Coppinger.

# 8th-amendment - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Observers from the UK, US and Canada monitored the Eighth referendum

They raised concerns about some ballot boxes allegedly not being sealed correctly and so-called ‘family voting’.

From The Daily Edge Irish viewers were emotional watching the Gogglebox folk discuss last week's referendum Gogglebox For Yes

# 8th-amendment - Monday 28 May, 2018

Column: 'We need to learn from how we treated each other during the referendum'

Whatever way we voted, we are all human beings and deserve respect, writes Philip Kirwan.

# 8th-amendment - Sunday 27 May, 2018

GPs to hold emergency meeting to discuss referendum result

Abortion services are expected to be GP-led.

Archbishop says he is 'deeply saddened' by referendum result

Eamon Martin, the leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland, has thanked “courageous” pro-life campaigners.

'We owe her family a great debt': Calls for abortion legislation to be named Savita's Law Together For Yes This post contains videos

'We owe her family a great debt': Calls for abortion legislation to be named Savita's Law

Together for Yes said the legislation must be enacted as quickly as possible.

Harris to seek permission to draft abortion legislation over summer Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

Harris to seek permission to draft abortion legislation over summer

It could be in place by the end of the year.

'Stepping out from under our shadows': How international media reacted to the referendum

The eyes of the world were on Ireland yesterday.

# 8th-amendment - Thursday 24 May, 2018

This is why you're still seeing referendum ads online

Google said that it was blocking ads – but Google isn’t the only way for campaigns to place ads online.

Don't be confused at the ballot box - you're voting on the 36th Amendment tomorrow

The Eighth Amendment won’t be mentioned on the ballot paper.

# 8th-amendment - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge 'You have to examine your conscience': What tipped the scales for someone who voted for the 8th in 1983? Tipping The Scales

'Please come home Mam, I'm in agony': Parents of women who had crisis pregnancies urge Yes vote

Elaine Bedford spoke about her daughter’s experience taking abortion pills last year.

'She was not a baby with a fatal foetal abnormality, she was my baby, and she was perfect'

We are being asked to sanction every future abortion in Ireland on the basis of my pain, and the pain of women like me, writes Vicky Wall.

# 8th-amendment - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

John Bruton: 'Abortion ends a life. Once it has happened there is no going back'

If the State is to have a obligation to step in to protect a one-month-old baby, it also has an obligation, four months earlier, to protect its right to be born, writes John Bruton.

'If you vote No, abortion will not stop, we'll just export it to England'

John Halligan has appealed to men, in particular, to back the repeal of the Eighth Amendment.

# 8th-amendment - Monday 21 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge 'I realised she didn’t want me to get pregnant because that would impact me so much with chemo' The Eighth Amendment

'I realised she didn’t want me to get pregnant because that would impact me so much with chemo'

How does it feel to go through cancer treatment when you could potentially get pregnant?

Watch: We put your questions to the chair of the Referendum Commission

We spoke live to Justice Isobel Kennedy.

# 8th-amendment - Sunday 20 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge 'It's not right for a woman to be criminalised for having a choice to her own body and her own quality of life' Men4Yes

'It's not right for a woman to be criminalised for having a choice to her own body and her own quality of life'

We spoke to 3 men in their early 20s who will be voting yes in the upcoming referendum and found out why.

# 8th-amendment - Saturday 19 May, 2018

What would you like to ask the head of the Referendum Commission?

We’re putting them to Justice Isobel Kennedy in a Facebook Live.

From The Daily Edge On the fence on the 8th? Here are the interviews everyone should listen to before May 25th The 8th Interviews

On the fence on the 8th? Here are the interviews everyone should listen to before May 25th

Make sure you’re informed before you go to the polls.

Families of those who died in road accidents 'upset' at placing of white crosses in Donegal

A Donegal Pro-Life campaigner told TheJournal.ie that “this is our version of posters”.

'I was in pain all the time': Pregnant woman denied treatment for 'gangrenous ovarian cyst'

Kate Campbell had to have her ovary, fallopian tube and part of her abdominal wall removed.

From The Daily Edge 'Our access to basic healthcare is determined by whether we can afford it, our visa status, our passport and our language' Together For Yes

'Our access to basic healthcare is determined by whether we can afford it, our visa status, our passport and our language'

Migrant women and pregnant people including asylum seekers are disproportionately affected by the 8th Amendment.

# 8th-amendment - Friday 18 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge Two Irish women told us what it was like being students during the 1983 Referendum 1983 Referendum

Two Irish women told us what it was like being students during the 1983 Referendum

One voted for, one voted against the Amendment. How will they vote this time?

'I'm not amoral, not stupid, and not promiscuous. I took every precaution. I still got pregnant'

“Am I selfish for taking control of my own fate rather than simply letting life happen to me? I do not see it that way.”

# 8th-amendment - Monday 14 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge 12 little things you can do to switch off if the referendum is getting too much for you Switch Off

# 8th-amendment - Saturday 12 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge 13 songs for Yes that you need to get you through to May 25th Bops For Yes

13 songs for Yes that you need to get you through to May 25th

We’ve designed the perfect playlist.

# 8th-amendment - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

The deadline to register to vote is today, here's what you need to know Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

The deadline to register to vote is today, here's what you need to know

It’s not too late to register but you need to get your skates on.

From The Daily Edge 'I am Irish': Modern Family's Sarah Hyland on the need to repeal the 8th Amendment Sarah Hyland

# 8th-amendment - Monday 7 May, 2018

Anti-amendment Dún Laoghaire bucked the national trend in '83. We went to talk to locals this week

The ’83 debate was bitter and divisive. Those who lived through it say there’s a more informed debate on the doorsteps today.

Q&A: Here's how many women and girls travel to the UK for abortions 8th Amendment This post contains videos

Q&A: Here's how many women and girls travel to the UK for abortions

More than 170,000 females have travelled to another country for a termination since 1980.

# 8th-amendment - Sunday 6 May, 2018

8 out of 10 voters in this area backed the Eighth Amendment in '83. We went to talk to locals this week

How are the campaigns shaping up in traditionally conservative Roscommon and east Mayo?

# 8th-amendment - Thursday 3 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge 'It seems disingenuous that now a referendum about abortion is on the cards, women are now front and centre of Fianna Fáil' 8th Amendment

'It seems disingenuous that now a referendum about abortion is on the cards, women are now front and centre of Fianna Fáil'

The photo which is mostly made up of men is quite jarring to the eye.

Q&A: Why has the government chosen 12 weeks as the general time limit for abortion?

The use of abortion pills and pregnancy as a result of rape impacted the decision.

# 8th-amendment - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge An Irish photographer has created a wonderful 'Humans of Repeal' Instagram in the run up the Referendum Humans Of Repeal

An Irish photographer has created a wonderful 'Humans of Repeal' Instagram in the run up the Referendum

Molly Keane created the project after being inspired by ‘Humans of New York’.

# 8th-amendment - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge People are sharing their positive experiences of the Yes campaign so far and it's lovely Pozzie Vibes

People are sharing their positive experiences of the Yes campaign so far and it's lovely

Tara Flynn wants to signal boost the more wholesome parts of the campaign to make us feel a bit more positive.

# 8th-amendment - Friday 27 April, 2018

From The Daily Edge 'It's insulting to suggest that people get an abortion on a whim' 8th Amendment

'It's insulting to suggest that people get an abortion on a whim'

To say that people will use it as a contraceptive is to imply that you don’t trust people in general and that they should be punished for mistakes.

# 8th-amendment - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Love Both: 'We need hospice care for terminally ill babies, not abortion'

The pro-life movement today said the government should be working harder to help families of babies with life-limiting conditions.

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