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#Abortion

# abortion - Saturday 25 February, 2017

'Dismay' and online anger as pro-choice TFMR Ireland excluded from Citizens' Assembly

17 groups were chosen from 120 submissions to present in front the Citizen’s Assembly

# abortion - Sunday 19 February, 2017

The woman whose Roe v Wade court case legalised abortion in the US has died aged 69

Norma McCorvey actually became a pro-life activist in later life.

# abortion - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Strike4Repeal to stage walkout on 8 March

A number of businesses will also support their staff in walking out.

# abortion - Saturday 4 February, 2017

'More than five' anonymous women will have a vital say on the future of abortion in Ireland

The women will tell their own stories about their experience of the Eighth Amendment.

# abortion - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

'Repeal' bus to distribute abortion pills in cities and colleges around Ireland

Rosa said the tour will “provide direct assistance to those in need of safe abortion pills”.

# abortion - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Donald Trump made a big decision about abortion this week - here's what you need to know

Supporters of the move say it means US taxpayers’ money won’t go towards abortion – critics say it could lead to maternal deaths.

# abortion - Monday 23 January, 2017

Poll: Should people go on strike over abortion in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should people go on strike over abortion in Ireland?

A group known as Strike 4 Repeal has threatened to organise strikes should a referendum on abortion not be held before 8 March.

Activists threaten strike action if there's no abortion referendum by 8 March

The Abortion Rights Campaign, Outhouse, the Anti-Racism Network are in support of the proposed strike action.

Pro-life group wants to raise €18,000 to fund Facebook page targeting Irish teens

Family and Life’s director David Manly has said there has been increased interest in secondary school presentations by his organisation.

# abortion - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Armenia 'faces shortage of women' due to sex-selective abortions

The tradition is for families to prefer sons in the country.

# abortion - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Citizens' Assembly given extra day to discuss abortion issue

The assembly is discussing issues around Ireland’s abortion laws.

# abortion - Saturday 7 January, 2017

'When the blood flows from abortion, Satan has his day' - Citizens' Assembly letters go online

Some 8,000 submissions were made to the assembly online and about 5,500 by post

# abortion - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Citizens' Assembly receives over 13,000 submissions about abortion

The assembly may choose to hear oral presentations from any group or individual who made a submission to assist in its deliberations.

'One of the most horrible experiences of my life': An Irish woman on travelling for an abortion

One reader tells us her story about having to travel to the UK for an abortion after her baby was diagnosed with a debilitating illness.

Opinion: "I'm 22. She's 22. I'm in no position to care for a child. How the hell is this supposed to work?"

We had nobody to help us. It’s a disgusting feeling, the feeling of exile.

# abortion - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

UK abortion provider warned over concerns around risk and training

Marie Stopes International had to restrict some of its services in October this year due to the concerns.

Lena Dunham apologises after saying she 'wished she had an abortion'

The actor and writer blamed the comments on her “delusional girl persona”.

Broadcasting watchdog upholds two more complaints against Ray D'Arcy over abortion discussions

It is understood that RTÉ will meet the BAI in January.

From The Daily Edge Lena Dunham said she 'wished she had an abortion,' and everyone was like UGH Delusional Girl Persona

Lena Dunham said she 'wished she had an abortion,' and everyone was like UGH

She later apologised for her remarks and blamed then on her ‘delusional girl persona’.

# abortion - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Poll: Are you confident the Citizens' Assembly will resolve the issue of abortion? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you confident the Citizens' Assembly will resolve the issue of abortion?

A recommendation will likely be made before the end of March.

# abortion - Sunday 11 December, 2016

Thousands march over Malawi's plans to legalise homosexuality

The peaceful marches were organised by Catholic and evangelical churches.

# abortion - Friday 9 December, 2016

Catholic Church claims some unborn babies are 'spoken of as if they were as good as dead'

The claim was made in a submission to the Citizens’ Assembly.

# abortion - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

'Disgraceful and partisan': Mattie McGrath hits out as Tesco removes pro-life group's charity appeal

Tesco said the group was removed from its charity drive for breaching the terms and conditions.

# abortion - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Government offers €30,000 to woman forced to travel abroad for abortion

Amanda Mellet was told the child she was carrying would die in the womb or shortly after birth.

Abortion: 'Rights of tomorrow’s women continue to be abridged by yesterday’s men'

America’s new VP, Mike Pence, embodies a worrying strand of male influence within the reproductive rights debate, writes Ronan Mullen.

# abortion - Saturday 26 November, 2016

"Why has she not gone abroad? Why would she do that to herself?"

At today’s Citizens’ Assembly, psychiatrist Anthony McCarthy expressed amazement that any woman would subject herself to the ordeal of obtaining a pregnancy termination in Ireland.

The Citizens' Assembly will start discussing abortion today. Here's what's on the agenda

The current regime will be laid out but not critiqued.

# abortion - Monday 21 November, 2016

Priests are now allowed forgive women who have abortions

The Pope yesterday called abortion a “horrendous crime”.

# abortion - Thursday 10 November, 2016

A couple are live-tweeting their trip to the UK for an abortion due to a fatal foetal abnormality

They say that their child has been diagnosed with Edwards syndrome, which could mean their child will only live for minutes or hours.

# abortion - Sunday 6 November, 2016

FactCheck: Does this pro-life leaflet stand up to scrutiny?

The Life Institute’s Yes to Life pamphlet has been printed 120,000 times. How much truth is in it?

# abortion - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Repeal the Eighth Bill blocked in the Dáil after government deal

Fine Gael, the Independent Alliance and independents in government took a unified approach to the issue.

# abortion - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Coppinger blasts 'sell-out independents' after Government adopts unified stance on abortion bill

The bill is due to be debated in the Dáil tonight.

# abortion - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Poll: Should independent ministers be given a free vote on the Repeal the Eighth bill? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should independent ministers be given a free vote on the Repeal the Eighth bill?

Health Minister Simon Harris is hoping a technical counter-motion will be a good enough compromise for independent TDs.

Ruth Coppinger: 'The TDs who decided women's destinies in 1983 abortion debate still hold office'

Ruth Coppinger said her party will take the pay increase due to TDs, but it will go towards campaigns supports.

# abortion - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Coppinger on Zappone: 'She wore a Repeal jumper on the march and she won't vote for a repeal bill'

Speaking to TheJournal.ie, Coppinger said the AAA-PBP are calling on John Halligan, Shane Ross and Finian McGrath to stand by their principles and support the bill.

# abortion - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

'Women right now are being lied to in the most grotesque fashion. Enough is enough'

Today, the Labour Party is introducing to the Dáil legislation that will require those who provide counselling services to women experiencing crisis pregnancies to be registered and regulated.

Labour bill aims to clamp down on rogue crisis pregnancy agencies operating in Ireland

The issue of these clinics operating in Ireland was highlighted in an undercover report last month.

Trouble brewing as Independent Alliance still want a free vote on Repeal the Eighth bill

An Independent Alliance source said the members have the same thoughts on the Bill as they did on Mick Wallace’s legislation on fatal foetal abnormalities.

# abortion - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Six in ten people want abortion to be decriminalised in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK where abortion is illegal, except where continuing a pregnancy would cause a serious risk to the mother’s health.

# abortion - Monday 17 October, 2016

Study shows vast majority of Irish women who took abortion pills feel they made right decision

The study examined the experiences of women who accessed abortion pills online.

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