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# 8th amendment survey

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People are divided on the Eighth Amendment, but half want it repealed
Many people are still on the fence about the topic.
We asked every TD if they want to repeal the Eighth Amendment - here's what they said
A lot of them don’t want to talk about it.
Abortion strikes fear into so many politicians, but it hasn't gone away you know...
Analysis: Abortion, like no other issue in Irish politics, has proved to be intensely problematic and stressful for our – mostly male – elected politicians.
Labour and Sinn Féin want to repeal the 8th, but not everyone is on the same page
Will people lose the party whip over the highly emotive issue?
Fianna Fáil doesn't want to repeal the 8th Amendment
Micheál Martin didn’t respond to our survey, while others had an identical reply.
Fine Gael politicians are VERY divided on the 8th Amendment*
*But most of them would prefer to say nothing.
Most politicians want to repeal the 8th Amendment - just don't ask Fine Gael asked every TD and Senator if they favour repealing the 8th Amendment. Here’s what we found out…