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# abortion - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Seven million women in one year treated for complications from unsafe abortions

Complications from unsafe abortions can lead to chronic disability.

# abortion - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Woman in China avoids prison for ten years by getting pregnant 13 times

It is unclear how many of the pregnancies were carried to full term.

# abortion - Friday 14 August, 2015

Girl (11) denied abortion after being raped gives birth

The authorities’ handling of the case sparked outrage.

# abortion - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Explainer: Why everyone is arguing about Planned Parenthood in America

And how a series of videos could end up shutting down the entire US government.

Pro-life group clashes with Amnesty over decriminalising abortion

A recent survey shows most people in Ireland want the grounds for legal access to abortion to be widened.

# abortion - Thursday 30 July, 2015

These three women used Galway Races Ladies Day to make a point about abortion

They went back in time to talk about the present.

# abortion - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Four people arrested at a pro-choice abortion rally in Dublin

All four of those arrested were men in their 20s.

# abortion - Sunday 12 July, 2015

This is what it’s like to have to travel abroad for an abortion

Nearly 4,000 women with Irish addresses had abortions in the UK last year. Three Irish women who sought terminations abroad share their stories with TheJournal.ie.

# abortion - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Fine Gael can’t get away from the abortion issue State Of The Nation This post contains videos

Fine Gael can’t get away from the abortion issue

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

Poll: Is it time for another referendum on abortion? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it time for another referendum on abortion?

One Fine Gael councillor is calling for a referendum on the 8th amendment – is it time?

# abortion - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

A lot of you don’t know abortion carries a 14 year jail sentence

A substantial proportion of people did not know it is a crime to get an abortion when a woman’s life is not at risk.

# abortion - Monday 6 July, 2015

‘Strange’: Rebel TD kicked off committee after he seeks abortion hearings

‘Strange’: Rebel TD kicked off committee after he seeks abortion hearings

Labour has denied there is any connection between Michael McNamara’s removal from the health committee and his attempt to hold hearings on abortion.

Pro-life campaigners are not happy that an abortion pill drone is coming to Ireland

The drone delivered a batch of pills to Poland last month.

# abortion - Saturday 4 July, 2015

Thousands turn out for pro-life rally in Dublin as website hacked

A counter rally has also been organised by pro-choice activists to coincide with the march.

# abortion - Monday 29 June, 2015

26 terminations carried out in Ireland under new abortion laws

Minister Leo Varadkar revealed the figures today.

Abortion strikes fear into so many politicians, but it hasn’t gone away you know…

Analysis: Abortion, like no other issue in Irish politics, has proved to be intensely problematic and stressful for our – mostly male – elected politicians.

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s the start of a new week, here’s all the news you need to know.

# abortion - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Fianna Fáil doesn’t want to repeal the 8th Amendment

Micheál Martin didn’t respond to our survey, while others had an identical reply.

Labour and Sinn Féin want to repeal the 8th, but not everyone is on the same page

Will people lose the party whip over the highly emotive issue?

Fine Gael politicians are VERY divided on the 8th Amendment* Trouble Ahead This post contains videos

Fine Gael politicians are VERY divided on the 8th Amendment*

*But most of them would prefer to say nothing.

Most politicians want to repeal the 8th Amendment – just don’t ask Fine Gael Abortion This post contains videos

Most politicians want to repeal the 8th Amendment – just don’t ask Fine Gael

TheJournal.ie asked every TD and Senator if they favour repealing the 8th Amendment. Here’s what we found out…

# abortion - Thursday 25 June, 2015

RTÉ bought abortion pills – but it didn’t break any rules Bai

RTÉ bought abortion pills – but it didn’t break any rules

The abortion drugs were imported to Ireland via a post office in Northern Ireland for purpose of an investigation.

# abortion - Monday 22 June, 2015

The UN wants Ireland to vote on abortion and reconsider austerity

The committee described Ireland’s laws on abortion as “highly restrictive”.

# abortion - Friday 19 June, 2015

UK doctor and two nurses charged with manslaughter of woman who travelled from Ireland for abortion

The 32-year-old woman was 22 weeks pregnant when she died after suffering post-surgery complications.

# abortion - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

We all have dreams as young girls. Having a termination is not one of them.

I never knew all the things that could go wrong with a pregnancy… until they happened. Life can throw your dreams upside down.

# abortion - Monday 15 June, 2015

Varadkar asked to investigate abortion case after medical staff raised concerns

Last week Amnesty International called for a more liberal abortion regime in Ireland.

# abortion - Saturday 13 June, 2015

The pro-life case for a referendum on the 8th Amendment

We cannot have another 20 years of simply refusing to deal with this issue. Holding a two-part referendum could be the answer.

# abortion - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Murder charges dropped against woman who took abortion pill five months into pregnancy

The baby lived for a half hour after it was delivered in the back of a car.

# abortion - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

UN asks Ireland why government has not organised a referendum on abortion

The UN committee grilled Ireland on women’s rights, direct provision and equality legislation.

177,000 women have left Ireland for abortions since 1971

“One woman told us how she was calculating how to throw herself in front of a truck or which bridge to jump off.”

# abortion - Saturday 6 June, 2015

UK doctor and two nurses charged after woman travelling from Ireland died following abortion

The 32-year-old woman died in 2012 after an abortion

# abortion - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Lucinda would welcome a referendum on the 8th Amendment Abortion This post contains videos

Lucinda would welcome a referendum on the 8th Amendment

Lucinda Creighton said there would be nothing to stop a Renua member putting forward a proposal. But she wouldn’t support it.

# abortion - Friday 29 May, 2015

Rebel TD kicked off committee after just ONE day

Michael McNamara’s not having a great week.

‘DIY abortion tutorials’ shock Chile amid debate on easing ban Women's Health This post contains videos

‘DIY abortion tutorials’ shock Chile amid debate on easing ban

Warning: Some people may find the contents of this report distressing.

# abortion - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Enda: There won’t be a referendum on repealing the 8th amendment

The Taoiseach said the next government will have to give the issue “the most careful consideration”.

# abortion - Sunday 24 May, 2015

In the mood for another referendum? Labour wants to repeal the 8th amendment

The Tanaiste said if Labour makes it back into government next time around, she envisages that it will be on the programme for government.

# abortion - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

A Chinese woman is being told to have an abortion or she will be fired

The woman is five months pregnant.

# abortion - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

74 TDs have just voted down another abortion bill

A bill providing for a referendum to repeal the 8th Amendment was overwhelmingly defeated this evening.

# abortion - Friday 8 May, 2015

‘The Dáil is full of men who will never need an abortion, we don’t know what it’s like’

A very passionate debate has just taken place in the Dáil.

# abortion - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Public servants could be in for €800 windfall

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

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