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#Abortion

# abortion - Yesterday’s News

Victory for pro-choice movement as US Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion rules

The ruling has been made in the most important abortion case in a generation.

# abortion - Thursday 23 June, 2016

FactCheck: Who got it right in this abortion debate between Ruth Coppinger and Cora Sherlock?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck attempts to resolve an argument over abortion facts on Tonight with Vincent Browne last night.

# abortion - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Bill to repeal Eighth Amendment launched as Coppinger says free vote issue is "ludicrous"

The bill will be brought before the Dáil tomorrow.

# abortion - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Drone to bring abortion pills across the border to Northern Ireland today

A number of pro-choice activists groups are involved in the flight.

Who's going to sit on the abortion assembly?

In 2012 when the Constitutional Convention was set up there were concerns about lobbying – but transparency is needed if Citizen’s Assembly is going to work.

# abortion - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Joan Burton has a lot to say about Enda Kenny's 'cop-out' on abortion

The former Tánaiste talks abortion, rent supplement and why women have to be tough to be in Irish politics.

# abortion - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Eighth Amendment should be tackled "without rushing" - Enda Kenny

The Taoiseach says there must be consensus on what level of constitutional change is required.

# abortion - Thursday 9 June, 2016

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

UN: Ireland must compensate woman forced to travel abroad for abortion

The UN’s Human Rights Commission says Ireland must stop this situation happening.

# abortion - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Supporters hold strong after football fan is banned from Galway ground for pro-choice banner

Joe Loughnane says he was escorted out of the ground by gardaí.

# abortion - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

People are divided on the Eighth Amendment, but half want it repealed

Many people are still on the fence about the topic.

A mystery of our time: How do you get a TD to answer a question?

How long is a piece of string?

We asked every TD if they want to repeal the Eighth Amendment - here's what they said

A lot of them don’t want to talk about it.

# abortion - Sunday 5 June, 2016

FactCheck: Did Enda Kenny mislead the Dáil over the Eighth Amendment?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck looks into the Taoiseach’s controversial claim on a controversial issue, last week.

John Halligan: 'If I could bring in legislation to goddamn jail landlords, I would jail the bastards'

The new minister for state for training and skills has strong views on what should be done to stop rising rents that are forcing people into homelessness.

# abortion - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Hundreds turn out for 'Celebrate the 8th' anti-abortion event in Dublin Celebrate The 8th This post contains images

Hundreds turn out for 'Celebrate the 8th' anti-abortion event in Dublin

Campaigners are calling for the 8th amendment to be protected.

# abortion - Thursday 2 June, 2016

No tender issued yet to seek company to set up Citizens' Assembly on Eighth Amendment

No move – despite the self-imposed August deadline of the government.

# abortion - Friday 27 May, 2016

Ray D’Arcy interview about vasectomies and abortion did not break broadcasting rules

The context of the RTÉ Radio One interview with Dr Andrew Rynne was noted by the BAI.

# abortion - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Women walk into Derry police station in connection with procuring abortion pills

Police say a file is being prepared for the Northern Irish Public Prosecution Service.

# abortion - Saturday 21 May, 2016

US governor blocks law which would have seen doctors jailed for performing abortions

The veto comes just 24 hours after lawmakers passed the legislation.

# abortion - Friday 20 May, 2016

Cork-based Social Democrat dropped as mass reader over party's abortion stance

Ken Curtin has said that he intends to bring the issue to the Bishop of Cloyne William Crean.

# abortion - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

More than 3,400 Irish women travelled to UK for abortions in 2015

833 women from Northern Ireland also travelled for the procedure last year.

# abortion - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Criminalising abortion does nothing to prevent it

Rates in the developed world are at an all-time low.

# abortion - Friday 13 May, 2016

Ireland has been told by the UN Human Rights Council to change its abortion laws

A total of 262 recommendations were made to Ireland by other states regarding human rights.

# abortion - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

We've been promised four referendums - but not one on abortion

Instead, a ‘Citizens’ Assembly’ will be able to make recommendations to the Dáil on issues like the Eighth Amendment.

# abortion - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Abortion campaigners need to stop pushing abortion pills as an option for women

Abortion pills taken without medical supervision can kill you, writes Niamh Uí Bhriain of the Life Institute.

# abortion - Saturday 23 April, 2016

McGuinness says criminalisation of woman who took abortion drugs was 'absolutely wrong'

Speaking at the Sinn Fein Ard Fheis he cautioned against anyone using medication accessed on the internet.

# abortion - Friday 22 April, 2016

We're helping women access abortion pills in Ireland. Here's why

When the law does not suit our lives, we take matters into our own hands, writes Need Abortion Ireland, a new support group for women seeking abortion services.

# abortion - Monday 11 April, 2016

Prosecution sometimes warranted for women who have abortions - Iona Institute

A woman who ordered pills online was given a suspended sentence in Belfast last week.

# abortion - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Amnesty calls latest abortion pills case a 'grotesque spectacle'

A woman appeared before Belfast Crown Court today accused of buying abortion pills for her daughter.

# abortion - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Could an Irish woman be jailed for taking an abortion pill?

The short answer is that it’s difficult to rule out the possibility.

# abortion - Monday 4 April, 2016

Woman (21) given suspended sentence for taking abortion drugs

She bought the pills online as she failed to raise enough money to travel to England for a termination.

Women walk out of church as priest reads anti-abortion letter Poland This post contains videos

Women walk out of church as priest reads anti-abortion letter

The letter was read out as the Catholic Church in Poland launched its campaign in support of proposed legislation to ban abortion.

# abortion - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Irish Pro-Life Campaign criticises Donald Trump over controversial abortion remarks Punishment This post contains videos

Irish Pro-Life Campaign criticises Donald Trump over controversial abortion remarks

Amnesty International is also not happy with the Republican’s comments.

# abortion - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Donald Trump says women should be punished for having an abortion

He’s since tried to backtrack.

The horrific court case involving a young pregnant brain-dead woman might not be a one-off

The last government legislated for an individual’s autonomy in medical cases – except if you’re a pregnant woman, writes barrister Kate Butler.

# abortion - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Two-week protest on the doorstep of power will aim to push abortion issue

The campaign supported by Amnesty International is starting today.

# abortion - Saturday 12 March, 2016

‘Abortion on demand’ phrase pushes idea women will get abortions as easy as choosing a Netflix movie

The term is left hanging in the background of debate, casting a vague and supposedly scary shadow over the future, writes Dr Robert Grant.

# abortion - Friday 11 March, 2016

Enda Kenny took to Facebook tonight to keep the Irish people “up to date”

He says he’ll keep his followers informed.

# abortion - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

This new Fianna Fáil TD wants to repeal the Eighth Amendment – but she won’t convince her colleagues

Lisa Chambers favours abortion in cases of rape, incest and fatal foetal abnormality.

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