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#Abortion

# abortion - Yesterday’s News

Make no mistake, today's March for Choice is just the beginning of a long ground war

How are both sides shaping up Ireland’s abortion debate?

Poland pushes ahead with near-total ban on abortion

A poll published this week by the Newsweek Polska magazine showed that 74% of Poles want to keep the existing law.

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# abortion - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Campaigners says posters advertising pro-choice march removed illegally in Dublin

The Abortion Rights Campaign said its posters were removed in Rathmines and in some areas in the city centre.

# abortion - Sunday 11 September, 2016

'I cannot save my daughter, and it destroys me. The one kindness we can do is shield her from pain'

An Irish couple who are expecting a baby, and who received a diagnosis of fatal foetal abnormality, write about their ordeal for TheJournal.ie.

Female troops fighting Isis in Syria support the 'Repeal the 8th' campaign - and Dublin Bus drivers

The US-backed Bob Crow brigade, a group of British and Irish volunteers embedded with Kurdish forces in northern Syria, tweeted its support for the proposed changes to the Irish constitution with the slogan “Ní saoirse go saoirse na mban”.

# abortion - Thursday 8 September, 2016

'You can't handle the truth': Director of crisis pregnancy clinic stands by controversial claims

Patrick Jameson repeated claims about abortion causing breast cancer.

# abortion - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Simon Harris 'sickened' by misinformation given to women at crisis pregnancy clinic Undercover Filming This post contains videos

Simon Harris 'sickened' by misinformation given to women at crisis pregnancy clinic

The health minister said women need “accurate information in relation to their own health”.

# abortion - Monday 5 September, 2016

How rogue crisis pregnancy agencies have been operating outside the law here for more than a decade

The agencies are in the spotlight again after an investigation found an agency in Dublin giving abortion misinformation to women.

# abortion - Sunday 4 September, 2016

'I walked past people with signs about how I was a murderer': Getting an abortion as a teenager

One reader tells us her story about having to travel to the UK for an abortion after an unplanned pregnancy at 19.

# abortion - Thursday 1 September, 2016

British group launches helpline for women in Ireland who buy abortion pills online

The British Pregnancy Advice Service is concerned that, because they are committing an illegal act, women may not always seek help.

# abortion - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Woman delivers letter 'formally complimenting' Sydney Rose to RTÉ

Brianna Parkins said she wants a referendum to be held on repealing the Eighth Amendment.

# abortion - Monday 29 August, 2016

A response to the Sydney Rose: We never had to pretend

2015 Galway Rose Olga Lee responds to Brianna Parkin’s piece, which described the Rose of Tralee as a ‘Kate Middleton impersonation competition’.

# abortion - Saturday 27 August, 2016

"You let me down" - Sydney Rose lifts lid on festival reaction to her abortion remarks

Brianna Parkins called for a referendum on the Eighth Amendment.

# abortion - Friday 26 August, 2016

FactCheck: What do HSE guidelines actually say about the effects of abortion?

The Pro Life Campaign’s Sinead Slattery made a bold claim on Tonight With Alison O’Connor this week. Does it hold up?

# abortion - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Petition set up to 'formally compliment' Sydney Rose for abortion comments

It’s in response to RTÉ receiving a number of complaints about Brianna Parkins’ remarks.

# abortion - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge Sydney Rose is 'disappointed' and 'confused' after festival chair Mary Kennedy condemned abortion comments Rose Of Tralee

Sydney Rose is 'disappointed' and 'confused' after festival chair Mary Kennedy condemned abortion comments

“The festival has been out there for years trying to dispel this ‘lovely girl competition’ image…”

# abortion - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Health Minister says it was "important" to respond to women who live-tweeted their abortion journey

He said he expected all members of government, including those in the Independent Alliance, to back the Citizen’s Assembly process.

'No discussion, edits or changes' were made to the Sydney Rose's abortion comments on the RTÉ Player

Sydney Rose Brianna Parkins called for a repeal of the Eighth Amendment.

From The Daily Edge 'No discussion, edits or changes' were made to the Sydney Rose's abortion comments on the RTÉ Player Repeal The 8th

'No discussion, edits or changes' were made to the Sydney Rose's abortion comments on the RTÉ Player

Sydney Rose Brianna Parkins called for a repeal of the eighth amendment.

# abortion - Monday 22 August, 2016

Health Minister thanks two women who live-tweeted their abortion journey

Simon Harris took the somewhat surprising action of thanking the two women directly.

# abortion - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Two Irish women live-tweet UK abortion journey to Enda Kenny

#twowomentravel is trending in Ireland and the UK this morning.

From The Daily Edge James Corden has joined the Twitter support as two Irish women live-tweet their abortion journey Two Women Travel
Marie Stopes suspends abortion services amid safety fears UK

Marie Stopes suspends abortion services amid safety fears

Women booked in for terminations at Marie Stopes will be transferred to other providers.

# abortion - Monday 15 August, 2016

FactCheck: Who's right about Ireland's record on maternal deaths?

FactCheck readers asked us to referee a recent dispute between Cora Sherlock and Fintan O’Toole, so we obliged.

# abortion - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Poll: Should the members of the citizens' assembly be anonymous? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the members of the citizens' assembly be anonymous?

Their names will be published on the citizens’ assembly website.

# abortion - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Polling firm to pick 'diverse' group of 99 people to sit on Citizens' Assembly on Eighth Amendment

The Department of An Taoiseach issued a tender for a polling company yesterday.

# abortion - Monday 8 August, 2016

For and against: The letters Irish people have written to the Taoiseach about abortion Freedom Of Information This post contains images

For and against: The letters Irish people have written to the Taoiseach about abortion

The majority of the letters urge the Taoiseach not to repeal the Eighth Amendment.

# abortion - Sunday 7 August, 2016

'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.

# abortion - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

FactCheck: Who got it right on "abortion up to birth" - Cora Sherlock or Ivana Bacik?

FactCheck settles a heated dispute about late-term abortions that took place over the airwaves last week.

# abortion - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Supreme Court judge to chair assembly on repealing Eighth Amendment

The assembly has a deadline of 12 months from its establishment to complete its work.

# abortion - Monday 25 July, 2016

'Repeal the 8th' mural in Temple Bar removed due to planning rules

The mural has attracted around 50 complaints – but hundreds of people have sent messages supporting the display.

# abortion - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Mick Wallace's bill on fatal foetal abnormalities has been defeated

It was defeated by 95 votes to 45.

# abortion - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Taoiseach: 'Abortion bill is bad for women and medically inadequate' Fatal Foetal Abnormality This post contains videos

Taoiseach: 'Abortion bill is bad for women and medically inadequate'

Cabinet agrees not to take a position on bill tabled by TD Mick Wallace

Poll: Should TDs get to vote how they want on the fatal foetal abnormality bill? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should TDs get to vote how they want on the fatal foetal abnormality bill?

The bill is being tabled by Mick Wallace and is under discussion by Cabinet today.

# abortion - Monday 4 July, 2016

Vincent Browne: If Shane Ross votes against the Cabinet on abortion, Enda Kenny should remove him

The Cabinet has collective responsibility, and Shane Ross cannot break this, says Vincent Browne writing for TheJournal.ie.

Three ministers to vote for Bill allowing abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities

Minister for Transport Shane Ross will join Finian McGrath and John Halligan in voting against the government over the bill, which has been tabled by Wexford TD Mick Wallace

# abortion - Sunday 3 July, 2016

"It's not fair, it's not right, it's not good for politics" - John Halligan isn't happy with the party whip system

The junior minister was discussing proposed legislation to do with fatal foetal abnormalities.

# abortion - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Dissent in the ranks: 'We gave our points of view, they gave theirs - but there was no agreement'

Members of the Independent Alliance want a free vote on a Bill that would allow for a termination in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities.

# abortion - Monday 27 June, 2016

Victory for pro-choice movement as US Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion rules

The ruling has been made in the most important abortion case in a generation.

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