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#abortion laws

# abortion-laws - Monday 14 May, 2018

GP who supports No vote rejects Coveney claim that 'there will be no abortion clinics in Ireland'
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GP who supports No vote rejects Coveney claim that 'there will be no abortion clinics in Ireland'

May 14th 2018, 3:28 PM 24,521 Views 142 Comments

The Tánaiste asserted in an op-ed that “there will be no abortion clinics in Ireland”.

# abortion-laws - Monday 26 March, 2018

Here's what the legislation could look like if the Eighth is repealed
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Here's what the legislation could look like if the Eighth is repealed

Mar 26th 2018, 9:37 PM 20,685 Views 207 Comments

Minister Simon Harris is set to bring the general scheme of legislation to Cabinet tomorrow.

# abortion-laws - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Eighth Amendment committee to vote on repealing the Eighth today
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# Abortion Laws

Eighth Amendment committee to vote on repealing the Eighth today

Dec 13th 2017, 6:00 AM 6,419 Views 51 Comments

After the vote, the committee will begin drafting a report on its recommendations.

# abortion-laws - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

"They’re not being listened to but they’re on the streets protesting as well"
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"They’re not being listened to but they’re on the streets protesting as well"

Oct 4th 2016, 6:05 AM 9,057 Views 93 Comments

The Irish and Polish pro-choice movements are not that different.

# abortion-laws - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Fianna Fáil doesn't want to repeal the 8th Amendment
# Complex Issue
# Complex Issue

Fianna Fáil doesn't want to repeal the 8th Amendment

Jun 28th 2015, 9:30 PM 31,251 Views 115 Comments

Micheál Martin didn’t respond to our survey, while others had an identical reply.

Labour and Sinn Féin want to repeal the 8th, but not everyone is on the same page
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# Abortion Laws

Labour and Sinn Féin want to repeal the 8th, but not everyone is on the same page

Jun 28th 2015, 9:30 PM 18,597 Views 63 Comments

Will people lose the party whip over the highly emotive issue?

# abortion-laws - Sunday 17 August, 2014

National Women's Council calls State refusal of abortion to woman 'barbaric'
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# Abortion Laws

National Women's Council calls State refusal of abortion to woman 'barbaric'

Aug 17th 2014, 11:21 AM 21,927 Views 479 Comments

The Sunday Independent reports that the woman said she was suicidal.

# abortion-laws - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Northern Ireland's justice minister calls for consultation on changing abortion laws
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality

Northern Ireland's justice minister calls for consultation on changing abortion laws

Dec 5th 2013, 2:34 PM 4,782 Views 62 Comments

David Ford said he wants a public consultation into changing abortion laws to allow women carrying babies with fatal foetal abnormalities to have a termination.

# abortion-laws - Monday 22 July, 2013

Police investigate as woman dies after travelling to UK for abortion
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Police investigate as woman dies after travelling to UK for abortion

Jul 22nd 2013, 1:25 PM 21,214 Views 283 Comments

The 32-year-old woman suffered complications in a taxi after the procedure and died in a London hospital shortly afterwards.

# abortion-laws - Friday 7 December, 2012

Human Rights Commission to submit review of abortion report to Government
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# Abortion

Human Rights Commission to submit review of abortion report to Government

Dec 7th 2012, 6:17 PM 3,639 Views 10 Comments

The commission will review the Expert Group report and engage with the Committee of the Council of Europe on the issue.

# abortion-laws - Friday 30 September, 2011

Ireland's abortion laws under UN spotlight
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# Abortion

Ireland's abortion laws under UN spotlight

Sep 30th 2011, 2:57 PM 2,138 Views 111 Comments

The laws will be looked at during Ireland’s first United Nations universal periodic review, where the country’s human rights record will be assessed.

# abortion-laws - Friday 15 July, 2011

Column: Abortion is a reality in Ireland – now we need to legislate for it
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# Opinion

Column: Abortion is a reality in Ireland – now we need to legislate for it

Jul 15th 2011, 7:30 AM 94 Views 73 Comments

Senator Ivana Bacik and her student union colleagues were threatened with jail in 1989 for giving out information on abortion. She argues that public opinion has turned and that the Government must confront reality.

# abortion-laws - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Over 4,400 Irish women travelled to England and Wales for abortions in 2010
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Over 4,400 Irish women travelled to England and Wales for abortions in 2010

May 24th 2011, 1:59 PM 4,214 Views 0 Comments

New statistics from UK Department of Health show that 12 Irish women a day sought terminations. The European Court of Human Rights ruled last December that the country’s regulation breached a woman’s rights.