# abortion - Today’s News
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# abortion - Sunday 7 February, 2016
The 2002 abortion referendum debate made for a heated political battle between two of the country’s rising young political stars.
# abortion - Saturday 30 January, 2016
Anne Ferris said she could wallpaper a room in her house with the abuse she has received.
# abortion - Friday 15 January, 2016
The UN asked the Irish government about the situation of girls who are victims of rape and incest, and was patently told that there is no provision for these girls unless they are suicidal.
# abortion - Monday 11 January, 2016
The Taoiseach said a citizens’ assembly, similar to the Constitutional Convention, will examine the issue within six months if Fine Gael is re-elected.
# abortion - Sunday 10 January, 2016
Fears that this would happen have been proven unfounded.
# abortion - Sunday 3 January, 2016
Ardal O’ Hanlon and Pat Shortt are among the cast.
While over 90% of abortions in England are performed in the first trimester of pregnancy, fatal foetal abnormalities and pregnancies resulting from sexual violence are often the exception.
# abortion - Wednesday 30 December, 2015
Katrina Pierson said it would raise awareness about abortion.
# abortion - Tuesday 29 December, 2015
If you believe that mothers should come first when being treated medically, then the eighth needs to be repealed, writes Sam Elliot.
# abortion - Monday 28 December, 2015
However, the Taoiseach would not be drawn on any possible date for a referendum on the matter.
# abortion - Thursday 17 December, 2015
Leo Varadkar says he supports the Taoiseach’s plan to call a convention on the issue.
# abortion - Wednesday 16 December, 2015
John Halligan made an impassioned speech today.
# abortion - Monday 14 December, 2015
Manchester was the destination for more than a third of those travelling.
# abortion - Saturday 12 December, 2015
A new report from Amnesty International looks at the treatment of those advocating for safe abortions and sexual health across Latin America.
The veteran broadcaster has spoken of the challenges he faced while reporting on abortion in the United Kingdom.
# abortion - Thursday 10 December, 2015
Jim Walsh has drawn condemnation for remarks made in the Seanad earlier.
Really, he actually said that.
The 11 women have done so in an effort to highlight the constitutional ban on abortion here.
# abortion - Monday 7 December, 2015
All three were among the top trending topics in Ireland over the past 12 months.
# abortion - Wednesday 2 December, 2015
Arlette Lyons writes about her experience of having to travel to Liverpool to have a termination when she found out her baby had no chance of survival.
The Renua senator was responding to criticism of his remarks in the Seanad yesterday.
# abortion - Tuesday 1 December, 2015
The Senator said that there are babies with “life-limiting conditions”.
# abortion - Monday 30 November, 2015
“It does not protect morals to export the problem to another jurisdiction and then turn a blind eye.”
# abortion - Saturday 28 November, 2015
The Taoiseach was speaking at a meeting of the British Irish Council in London.
# abortion - Friday 27 November, 2015
The suspected shooter was arrested just before midnight.
# abortion - Wednesday 25 November, 2015
Taoiseach Enda Kenny briefed his party’s TDs and Senators on its position regarding the 8th Amendment this evening.
“Protection of life surpasses religion and politics. We cannot allow this country to promote death.”
Peru has rejected legalised abortions for victims of rape.
The question has recently been asked of anti-abortion US presidential candidates.
The legislation would allow for terminations on four grounds.
# abortion - Sunday 22 November, 2015
Enda Kenny has said Fine Gael won’t commit to a vote if the party is reelected.
# abortion - Friday 20 November, 2015
Some of Ireland’s most prominent doctors are among hundreds of professionals calling for abortion to be legalised.
# abortion - Monday 9 November, 2015
Abortion is a sensitive subject., but there are many reasons why the laws need to be overhauled, writes Julien Mercille.
# abortion - Thursday 5 November, 2015
“People send tweets to the Taoiseach all the time on all sorts of issues and are entitled to do so.”
# abortion - Wednesday 4 November, 2015
Yesterday’s proceedings were brought to quash a report, which has now effectively been achieved after the case was struck out following a settlement.
# abortion - Thursday 29 October, 2015
Steinem thanked the doctor who gave her an abortion 58 years ago.
# abortion - Tuesday 27 October, 2015
Analysis: Micheál Martin has said Fianna Fáil “are not going there” on the 8th Amendment.
# abortion - Saturday 24 October, 2015
The bus was delivering abortion pills to women in Galway, Limerick, Cork and Dublin.
# abortion - Friday 23 October, 2015
Women with unwanted pregnancies will be able to access pills on the bus after an online consultation.
# abortion - Monday 19 October, 2015
‘In Ireland, Helen would go to jail’: Graham Linehan speaks of wife’s abortion after fatal foetal diagnosis
The couple decided to highlight their story as part of Amnesty International’s campaign to decriminalise abortion in Ireland.