# abortion - Today’s News
The Citizens’ Assembly has made recommended sweeping changes be implemented regarding Ireland’s abortion laws.
# abortion - Yesterday’s News
The results of the ballot were announced this afternoon.
The Citizens’ Assembly voted by 87% against maintaining the status quo.
# abortion - Saturday 22 April, 2017
Its recommendation says that Ireland’s constitution should deal with abortion – but not in the manner it does now.
The Citizens’ Assembly’s recommendation will be sent to the Oireachtas.
Up to four votes could take place over the course of two days.
# abortion - Friday 21 April, 2017
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
Party leader John Leahy said it is important people know what the party stands for.
# abortion - Saturday 1 April, 2017
We asked three women to share their abortion stories.
The $24,999 was donated by US billionaire George Soros’ Open Societies Foundation.
# abortion - Monday 13 March, 2017
Under Jessica Farrar’s proposal, men would be fined for masturbating.
# abortion - Thursday 9 March, 2017
The government won the vote easily with a margin of over 50.
BBC, CNN and the Huffington Post were among the outlets to cover it.
# abortion - Wednesday 8 March, 2017
Similar demonstrations were staged in other cities around Ireland.
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
Women in India can face pressure to produce male children, who are seen as breadwinners.
# abortion - Sunday 5 March, 2017
The group was presenting before the Citizens’ Assembly this morning
# abortion - Saturday 4 March, 2017
A report into ‘destitute Irish girls’ investigated the problem of unmarried pregnant women travelling to England.
The Citizens’ Assembly today heard first-hand experiences from women.
This weekend’s two-day session has been lengthened to accommodate a hefty work programme.
# abortion - Friday 3 March, 2017
The assembly says the decision is reflective of the submissions they received
Most people are opposed to a choice in all circumstances.
# abortion - Saturday 25 February, 2017
17 groups were chosen from 120 submissions to present in front the Citizen’s Assembly
# abortion - Sunday 19 February, 2017
Norma McCorvey actually became a pro-life activist in later life.
# abortion - Thursday 16 February, 2017
A number of businesses will also support their staff in walking out.
# abortion - Saturday 4 February, 2017
The women will tell their own stories about their experience of the Eighth Amendment.
# abortion - Wednesday 1 February, 2017
Rosa said the tour will “provide direct assistance to those in need of safe abortion pills”.
# abortion - Saturday 28 January, 2017
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
A group known as Strike 4 Repeal has threatened to organise strikes should a referendum on abortion not be held before 8 March.
The Abortion Rights Campaign, Outhouse, the Anti-Racism Network are in support of the proposed strike action.
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
The tradition is for families to prefer sons in the country.
# abortion - Sunday 8 January, 2017
The assembly is discussing issues around Ireland’s abortion laws.
# abortion - Saturday 7 January, 2017
Some 8,000 submissions were made to the assembly online and about 5,500 by post
# abortion - Thursday 22 December, 2016
The assembly may choose to hear oral presentations from any group or individual who made a submission to assist in its deliberations.
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.
We had nobody to help us. It’s a disgusting feeling, the feeling of exile.
# abortion - Wednesday 21 December, 2016
Marie Stopes International had to restrict some of its services in October this year due to the concerns.
The actor and writer blamed the comments on her “delusional girl persona”.
It is understood that RTÉ will meet the BAI in January.