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#Abortion

# abortion - Saturday 27 May, 2017

My abortion: 'I don't want to be eternally attached to someone I do not love'

I feel like a woman and for the first time I feel like a responsible adult who made a very painful decision for all the right reasons.

New poll says Irish public want abortion laws to change... but only in certain cases

According to the Irish Times/Ipsos Mori poll, most people don’t favour unrestricted access to abortion, however.

# abortion - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Indian court approves abortion for 10-year-old made pregnant by rape

The young girl has crossed India’s 20-week legal limit for terminations.

Abortion: 95% of Irish women who used pills to end pregnancy 'didn't need surgical intervention'

Study from the British Medical Journal say the pills offer ‘an alternative to unsafe methods’

# abortion - Sunday 7 May, 2017

'Umbrella shafts, bamboo and bicycle spokes': The illegal abortions killing Myanmar's women

Contraception is available in the country, but few women know how to use it and many young people are too ashamed to buy it.

# abortion - Friday 5 May, 2017

Rights groups hit out after Micheál Martin declines to say if he supports abortion in cases of rape

TFMR Ireland called on Martin to “give us honest, complete answers” in relation to his stance on abortion.

# abortion - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Varadkar says he understands TDs reluctance to sit on Eighth Amendment committee

Fine Gael have yet to finalise who will sit on the committee.

# abortion - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

'I wouldn't be surprised if the majority of special Dáil committee are anti-choice' - Smith

Solidarity-PBP says a referendum on abortion should be held before the autumn.

# abortion - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Religion and health care: What role does the Catholic Church play in Irish hospitals?

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin is seeking his own removal as chair of Holles Street.

# abortion - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Taoiseach gives first response to Citizen's Assembly vote, says committee now being set up

Kenny commended the Citizen’s Assembly’s chairperson, Ms Justice Laffoy on her work.

# abortion - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

# abortion - Monday 24 April, 2017

Frances Fitzgerald: Abortion referendum should be held next year

The Citizens’ Assembly has made recommended sweeping changes be implemented regarding Ireland’s abortion laws.

# abortion - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Citizens' Assembly recommends abortion to be allowed without restrictions up to 12 weeks

The results of the ballot were announced this afternoon.

After huge vote to push for change to Ireland's abortion laws, the Assembly is deciding what they should look like

The Citizens’ Assembly voted by 87% against maintaining the status quo.

# abortion - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Poll: Do you agree with the Citizens' Assembly recommendation to replace - not repeal - the Eighth? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with the Citizens' Assembly recommendation to replace - not repeal - the Eighth?

Its recommendation says that Ireland’s constitution should deal with abortion – but not in the manner it does now.

No repeal: Citizens’ Assembly recommends replacing or amending Eighth Amendment Abortion This post contains videos

No repeal: Citizens’ Assembly recommends replacing or amending Eighth Amendment

The Citizens’ Assembly’s recommendation will be sent to the Oireachtas.

The Citizens' Assembly votes on abortion today. Here's how it will play out

Up to four votes could take place over the course of two days.

# abortion - Friday 21 April, 2017

'There’s a strong chance the Assembly won’t recommend repealing the Eighth Amendment outright'

The Assembly should recommend taking the issue out of the Constitution, allowing it to be regulated through legislation, writes Eoin Daly.

# abortion - Monday 3 April, 2017

'It's time political parties get off the fence on abortion': Renua is now a pro-life party

Party leader John Leahy said it is important people know what the party stands for.

# abortion - Saturday 1 April, 2017

My abortion story: 'I was horrified. The doctor was talking about childcare in college'

We asked three women to share their abortion stories.

Abortion Rights Campaign gives back €23,000 US donation

The $24,999 was donated by US billionaire George Soros’ Open Societies Foundation.

# abortion - Monday 13 March, 2017

Texas politician hits out at abortion law with 'satirical' anti-masturbation law

Under Jessica Farrar’s proposal, men would be fined for masturbating.

# abortion - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Bill to change the penalty for an abortion to a €1 fine defeated by government

The government won the vote easily with a margin of over 50.

Strike4Repeal: Ireland's pro-choice marchers made international headlines The World Is Watching This post contains videos

Strike4Repeal: Ireland's pro-choice marchers made international headlines

BBC, CNN and the Huffington Post were among the outlets to cover it.

# abortion - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Repeal protests attract thousands to the streets of Dublin

Similar demonstrations were staged in other cities around Ireland.

Face-off as pro-life and pro-choice campaigners protest on Dame St

The ad-hoc protest involved hundreds of pro-choice campaigners who had earlier taken part in the Strike for Repeal protest.

# abortion - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Indian police find 19 female foetuses dumped in sewer

Women in India can face pressure to produce male children, who are seen as breadwinners.

# abortion - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Youth Defence: 'Sex traffickers and child molesters love abortion' Citizens Assembly This post contains videos

Youth Defence: 'Sex traffickers and child molesters love abortion'

The group was presenting before the Citizens’ Assembly this morning

# abortion - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Mother and baby homes believed to give Irish women 'every chance of keeping their secret'

A report into ‘destitute Irish girls’ investigated the problem of unmarried pregnant women travelling to England.

'My only thought was if this plane crashes everyone is going to know that I’m pregnant' Personal Stories This post contains videos

'My only thought was if this plane crashes everyone is going to know that I’m pregnant'

The Citizens’ Assembly today heard first-hand experiences from women.

Citizens' Assembly told repealing the Eighth doesn't necessarily mean a right to abortion

This weekend’s two-day session has been lengthened to accommodate a hefty work programme.

# abortion - Friday 3 March, 2017

The Citizens' Assembly will NOT hear from a woman who regrets having an abortion

The assembly says the decision is reflective of the submissions they received

Abortion as an option in Ireland? Just 28% are in favour of it

Most people are opposed to a choice in all circumstances.

# 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.

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