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#Abortion

# abortion - Yesterday’s News

# abortion - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

'Sinn Féin is an absolute disgrace' - We spoke to the republican pro-lifers at the GPO today

The event was held by a group called Cherish All the Children Equally.

# abortion - Monday 23 April, 2018

GAA responds to Save the 8th launch and says it has 'no position' on elections or referenda

It comes after a group of GAA athletes called for a No vote in the upcoming referendum.

# abortion - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Almost half of voters want to repeal Eighth Amendment

A referendum will take place on 25 May.

# abortion - Saturday 21 April, 2018

'They're confused - they don't know what to believe': Canvassing for hearts, minds (and votes) in the Dublin commuter belt

We joined the trail in Drogheda and Ratoath with Save the 8th and Together for Yes.

# abortion - Friday 20 April, 2018

Nearly half of people in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment, latest poll finds

One in five people, meanwhile, have said that they are not sure how they’re going to vote.

# abortion - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Love Both launches its referendum campaign and criticises 12 weeks proposal for abortion

The camapign claimed today that proposed legislation is worse than the UK system.

# abortion - Saturday 14 April, 2018

What the Eighth Amendment Committee heard and the recommendations it made

Over the course of three months, 22 TDs and senators questioned experts and people who had personal experiences related to the topic.

Canadian NGO sending 'observation team' to monitor Eighth Amendment referendum

The organisation says it wants to observe whether or not both sides “play fair”.

# abortion - Thursday 12 April, 2018

'It is completely false to say abortion will take place right up until the end of pregnancy'

Dr Peter Boylan met with Health Minister Simon Harris today to discuss the risk associated with taking abortion pills.

Both sides in the Eighth debate say they're making sure money isn't coming in from abroad

Campaign financing has come into focus in recent days.

# abortion - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

'I've been ashamed to be a doctor in this country and look women in the eye and say we can't help'

The Together for Yes campaign says the removal of the Eighth is needed to regulate the use of abortion pills.

# abortion - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Harris takes his message to Moore Street: 'Men need to talk to the women in their lives about the Eighth Amendment' Referendum This post contains videos

Harris takes his message to Moore Street: 'Men need to talk to the women in their lives about the Eighth Amendment'

Health Minister Simon Harris stopped by Moore Street today to launch the ‘It’s Time to Talk’ referendum campaign.

Pro-life doctor says no woman has died because of the Eighth Amendment Abortion This post contains videos

Pro-life doctor says no woman has died because of the Eighth Amendment

Professor Eamon McGuinness’ comments are at odds with previous remarks made by Dr Peter Boylan.

# abortion - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Josepha Madigan to lead Fine Gael's campaign to repeal Eighth Amendment

“We have abortion here, it is just unsafe, unregulated and unlawful,” she said today.

# abortion - Sunday 1 April, 2018

From 1983 to 2018: A history of the Eighth Amendment

Ireland will vote on the controversial Constitutional amendment in eight weeks time.

# abortion - Friday 30 March, 2018

# abortion - Thursday 29 March, 2018

'Abortion is a licence to kill'- Save the 8th launches its referendum campaign Referendum This post contains videos

'Abortion is a licence to kill'- Save the 8th launches its referendum campaign

The campaign claimed today that it has already canvassed 300,000 homes.

# abortion - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment to be held on Friday 25 May

Minister Eoghan Murphy made the announcement this afternoon.

Tánaiste denies doing a U-turn on abortion

Coveney also suggested that the abortion referendum could be held a week earlier than expected.

# abortion - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Varadkar says Coveney's call for two-thirds majority lock in abortion law is unconstitutional

The Cabinet is discussing potential abortion legislation today.

# abortion - Monday 26 March, 2018

Simon Coveney u-turn: Tánaiste now says he backs 12 weeks proposal

Coveney had previously expressed concerns about the government’s plans.

# abortion - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Pro-choice campaigners say they will 'of course' accept result of referendum

Campaign group Together For Yes was launched in Dublin today.

# abortion - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

TDs approve Eighth Amendment referendum Bill

Health Minister Simon Harris said Ireland’s abortion law must change to help women who are currently “isolated and neglected”.

Sinn Féin TD Carol Nolan suspended after voting against abortion referendum

Sinn Féin Whip Aengus Ó Snodaigh told Nolan that she had been suspended for a period of three months.

# abortion - Monday 19 March, 2018

Sinn Féin moves Ard Fheis forward to June to sort Eighth Amendment policy

Mary Lou McDonald said the Amendment has caused “an alphabet soup of misery”.

# abortion - Sunday 18 March, 2018

How to talk to children about the Eighth Amendment referendum

Irish psychologists explain how to talk to your child about the upcoming vote.

Half of voters are in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment

A referendum on the issue is due to take place this summer.

# abortion - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Woman freed from prison in El Salvador after serving 15 years of sentence for abortion

She had served 15 years of her sentence, imposed when she was 19 years old.

# abortion - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Legal challenge lodged to allow people in North vote in Eighth Amendment referendum

A Belfast law firm said the issue is “a matter of national importance”.

# abortion - Friday 9 March, 2018

Minister establishes Referendum Commission for Eighth Amendment referendum

Earlier, Simon Harris outlined details of a policy paper on the proposed abortion legislation.

Government considering the roll-out of free contraception

Minister Harris said work to consider the costs and other implications is continuing within his department.

# abortion - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Special Cabinet meeting to consider final wording of Eighth Amendment referendum

Ministers will also consider and publish the Referendum Bill which formally allows for a referendum to be called.

# abortion - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Taoiseach wants Dáil to sit on Friday to ensure May abortion referendum date isn't jeopardised

A special Cabinet meeting is due to be held tomorrow or Thursday.

# abortion - Sunday 18 February, 2018

About half of voters support unrestricted access to abortion up to 12 weeks

Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty says she isn’t sure if the referendum will pass.

# abortion - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Varadkar on changing abortion stance: 'Things aren't as black and white as they appear in your 20s'

He said today that he is of the view that the Eighth Amendment “harms women”.

# abortion - Saturday 10 February, 2018

'I trust women': Sinn Féin says it will be 'knocking on doors' to repeal the Eighth Amendment

Sinn Féin’s new leader Mary Lou McDonald said the current situation cannot be tolerated.

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