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#Abortion

# abortion - Yesterday’s News

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…

# abortion - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

10-year-old girl raped by stepfather denied abortion in Paraguay

The stepfather is now on the run.

# abortion - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Leo stands over remark in abortion debate Chilling Effect This post contains videos

Leo stands over remark in abortion debate

The health minister said a grammatical error was to blame.

# abortion - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Labour is about to face ANOTHER headache over abortion Trouble Ahead This post contains videos

Labour is about to face ANOTHER headache over abortion

A bill to repeal the 8th Amendment will come before the Dáil next month.

# abortion - Sunday 26 April, 2015

8 things we learned at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis

As expected, there’s been new policies … and more in-fighting.

# abortion - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Other families’ bravery made me talk about my daughter Ella – Boyd Barrett Fatal Foetal Abnormality This post contains videos

Other families’ bravery made me talk about my daughter Ella – Boyd Barrett

The People Before Profit TD recounted his own personal tragedy in a Dáil debate in February.

# abortion - Thursday 23 April, 2015

A Minister for Dublin and scrapping water charges – How the country might change under Fianna Fáil

The party’s members will be voting on policy ideas at the Ard Fheis this weekend.

# abortion - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Customs seized 1,017 abortion pills last year

Ruth Coppinger wants the State to stop confiscating the tablets.

# abortion - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Now this Fine Gael TD wants to repeal the 8th Amendment (but he’s still ‘very pro-life’) Breaking Ranks This post contains videos

Now this Fine Gael TD wants to repeal the 8th Amendment (but he’s still ‘very pro-life’)

Jerry Buttimer is one of the first Fine Gael TDs to call for the repeal of the controversial constitutional amendment.

# abortion - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Poll: Do you think the media is biased on the abortion issue? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the media is biased on the abortion issue?

A rally was held yesterday to challenge the media’s apparent ‘pro-abortion agenda’.

# abortion - Monday 9 March, 2015

‘I was told my daughter was incompatible with life … she’s now 8′

Every Life Counts wants the term banned, saying it “dehumanises” babies.

# abortion - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Sinn Féin votes for abortion to be allowed in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities

Delegates spoke passionately both in favour of and against the motion.

# abortion - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Ruth Coppinger asks Joan Burton: ‘Are you embarrassed?’

She also compared the Tánaiste to Margaret Thatcher.

# abortion - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

What exactly is Sinn Féin’s policy on abortion? Pro Life Or Pro Choice? This post contains videos

What exactly is Sinn Féin’s policy on abortion?

The party’s policy could be radically overhauled at its Ard Fheis this weekend.

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