# abortion - Today’s News
# abortion - Saturday 21 March, 2015
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
A rally was held yesterday to challenge the media’s apparent ‘pro-abortion agenda’.
# abortion - Monday 9 March, 2015
Every Life Counts wants the term banned, saying it “dehumanises” babies.
# abortion - Saturday 7 March, 2015
Delegates spoke passionately both in favour of and against the motion.
# abortion - Thursday 5 March, 2015
She also compared the Tánaiste to Margaret Thatcher.
# abortion - Wednesday 4 March, 2015
The party’s policy could be radically overhauled at its Ard Fheis this weekend.
# abortion - Tuesday 3 March, 2015
“I’m very conscious that I was an unwanted pregnancy.”
# abortion - Monday 2 March, 2015
* As long as Anne Ferris votes with the government she will return to the parliamentary party in the autumn.
# abortion - Thursday 19 February, 2015
The Oireachtas Health Committee has agreed to add the issue to its work programme
# abortion - Sunday 15 February, 2015
A change in the law could help to establish a culture where a ‘choice’ soon becomes an expectation.
# abortion - Saturday 14 February, 2015
Alan Shatter says it should be held on allowing terminations in cases of TFMR, rape and incest.
We’re relatively unique in terms of developed countries.
# abortion - Friday 13 February, 2015
81% of respondents to a recent poll indicated they wanted abortion allowed in cases of fatal foetal abnormality. Yet 88% of TDs abstained or voted no on the issue.
# abortion - Thursday 12 February, 2015
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# abortion - Tuesday 10 February, 2015
The Dáil has voted to reject a bill providing for abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities.
The former justice minister thinks it’s time we change the Constitution – in a number of ways.
The independent TD called the Taoiseach “a hypocrite” during a heated exchange.
Meanwhile, Anne Ferris said she is willing to face the consequences of being expelled from the Labour Party.
The precedent set by the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act would see a raped woman questioned, put on trial, and forced to relive the worst experiences of her life.
# abortion - Saturday 7 February, 2015
A bill proposed by Clare Daly will go before the Dáil on Tuesday.
# abortion - Friday 6 February, 2015
The People Before Profit TD has recounted his own personal tragedy during a Dáil debate on abortion.
However, the Health Minister said he would be advocating for Fine Gael to campaign for an abortion referendum in the next election.
# abortion - Wednesday 4 February, 2015
The government will vote against a bill from TD Clare Daly on termination for medical reasons.
TDs are once again being asked to legislate for terminations for medical reasons.
# abortion - Tuesday 3 February, 2015
A young Cork woman has taken part in a BBC documentary that follows her journey to have an abortion in the UK.
# abortion - Friday 23 January, 2015
16 other women remain in jail, accused of having abortions.
# abortion - Saturday 17 January, 2015
Creighton has defined more clearly what she considers to be ‘matters of conscience’ to which the whip of new party will not apply.
# abortion - Friday 16 January, 2015
The country has one of the toughest anti-abortion laws in the world.
# abortion - Thursday 15 January, 2015
Eamon Martin accused the Justice Minister of trying to exclude pro-life arguments from the consultation, following a meeting with him today.
# abortion - Saturday 10 January, 2015
Eddie Hobbs, who’s involved in Creighton’s new party, told TheJournal.ie last week that her views had “mellowed” but now he says he has never spoken to her about the issue.
# abortion - Wednesday 7 January, 2015
Decisions that impact taxes or spending have at least as dramatic an effect upon day-to-day lives of Irish people as issues like abortion.
# abortion - Monday 29 December, 2014
Following the burial today of a young woman, who was kept on life support while clinically dead due to legal considerations about her pregnancy, we must consider the legacy of the Eighth Amendment.
# abortion - Saturday 27 December, 2014
Ireland’s abortion ban has been thrust back in to the international spotlight.
Why? Because of the 8th Amendment.
# abortion - Friday 26 December, 2014
Analysis: The coalition will not give in to growing calls for a referendum on the 8th Amendment. Here’s why.
# abortion - Sunday 21 December, 2014
The knickers had a message calling for the 8th amendment to the constitution to be removed.
# abortion - Friday 19 December, 2014
The Tánaiste and Labour leader has reiterated her opposition to the 8th Amendment.
# abortion - Thursday 18 December, 2014
Pregnancy isn’t as black and white as we would like. There are fatal foetal abnormalities, health risks, complications, and pregnancy from rape and incest. In each instance our laws allow one outcome: have the child.
Bernadette Smyth is appealing the decision.
The Health Minister said he was aware of the life support case in Mullingar when he called legislation “too restrictive”.