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#Abortion

# abortion - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Is it a crime to display graphic abortion imagery in public places?

Some have argued that gardaí should be telling protesters to remove the imagery.

# abortion - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Carol Nolan TD leaves Sinn Féin after being suspended for voting against abortion referendum

Sinn Féin Whip Aengus Ó Snodaigh told Nolan that she had been suspended for a period of three months on 21 March.

# abortion - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald looks towards government as Sinn Féin votes to change stance on abortion Ard Fheis This post contains videos

Mary Lou McDonald looks towards government as Sinn Féin votes to change stance on abortion

Party policy is now in favour of abortion on request.

Poll: Should politicians be allowed a free vote on upcoming abortion legislation? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should politicians be allowed a free vote on upcoming abortion legislation?

Sinn Féin members will vote on a motion that will allow members to vote in accordance with their conscience today.

'New Zealand option' may provide resolution to stand-off between Harris and GPs

Doctors in NZ who conscientiously object to abortion must inform patients that services are available elsewhere.

# abortion - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Abortion legislation won't be brought to the Dáil until the autumn

Simon Harris says that a number of court challenges are delaying the process.

Argentina takes a massive step towards legalised abortions

The debate has divided Argentine society.

# abortion - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Catholic Church crisis pregnancy agency to close due to drop in demand

Cura, founded in 1977, is a crisis pregnancy support service associated with the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference.

Rotunda Hospital warns patients about graphic abortion posters outside

The posters are believed to belong to the Irish Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform (ICBR).

Sinn Féin motion calls for conscience vote to be allowed on abortion

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said he believes the motion will be defeated at this weekend’s Ard Fheis in Belfast.

Poll: Should conscientiously objecting GPs be compelled to refer for abortions? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should conscientiously objecting GPs be compelled to refer for abortions?

85% of the country’s GPs do not believe that abortion should be part of routine general practice, according to the NAGP.

# abortion - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

A petition to 'abolish abortion' in Ireland will be discussed in the Oireachtas

It is one of three petitions up for discussions.

# abortion - Monday 11 June, 2018

Simon Harris: Stance of GP group 'flies in the face of care and compassion'

The NAGP has insisted onward referral of a patient should not be compulsory.

# abortion - Saturday 9 June, 2018

The referendum is over - but voters are still snapping up campaign materials

People want a ‘piece of history’ – campaign materials still being sought a week after the country went to vote.

GPs group calls on Harris to ensure doctors must 'opt in' to provide abortion services

The NAGP passed a series of motions after an emergency meeting today following the result of the referendum.

# abortion - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Over 3,000 women and girls travelled from Ireland to England and Wales for abortions last year

Irish women and girls accounted for over six in 10 (64.3%) of the non-resident abortions carried out in England and Wales last year.

Human rights campaigners lose Supreme Court appeal over Northern Irish abortion laws

However, the judges said that when it comes to fatal foetal abnormality, NI abortion law is not compatible with human rights laws.

UK Supreme Court to rule on whether the North's abortion laws violate human rights

If the court rules that it does, it could lead to Westminster legislating for abortion in the North.

# abortion - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

DUP's Jim Wells criticised for comparing UK abortion rate to Holocaust

The DUP MLA made the comments on the BBC Radio Ulster’s Nolan show today.

# abortion - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

'How long must women in Northern Ireland wait for change?' - UK MPs debate abortion laws

An MP told the House of Commons that UK laws “put abortion in the same category as homicide, child stealing, or rape”.

# abortion - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Woman who delayed children's referendum outcome for three years takes legal action on abortion result

It is not yet known on what grounds Jordan is appealing the result of the referendum.

'The 'No' side feel let down by people and country. Nobody understands this feeling more than us'

‘Would it be too much for No side and the Yes side to come together and use their powers and money to bring positive change that will help and support the people of Ireland?’ asks Denise Coakley.

# abortion - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Fake news in the referendum: Did you fall for it?

UCC and UCD psychological study ‘implanted’ false memories in survey to explore how they might affect votes.

Observers from the UK, US and Canada monitored the Eighth referendum

They raised concerns about some ballot boxes allegedly not being sealed correctly and so-called ‘family voting’.

Poll: Were you offended by graphic abortion posters during the referendum campaign? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Were you offended by graphic abortion posters during the referendum campaign?

Many images of surgical procedures were used during the campaign.

More than 150 complaints about 'graphic' and 'false' referendum posters sent to Dublin City Council

Office workers, parents, and staff at the Rotunda Hospital submitted complaints about graphic ‘Vote No’ posters.

# abortion - Friday 1 June, 2018

'How can you cheer abortion?': Bishop 'horrified' by referendum celebrations

Alphonsus Cullinan said Catholic Yes voters “should go to confession”.

Senior garda at centre of two internal investigations over his behaviour during referendum time

The officer has previously been accused of improper behaviour.

# abortion - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Police in Belfast seize abortion pills and robots from campaigners

The demonstration saw an “abortion robot” deliver abortion pills to a number of women.

# abortion - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

The messages people left at the Savita Halappanavar mural will be digitally archived

Since Friday, flowers have been left at the bottom of the mural, along with ‘Yes’ leaflets, pens and sellotape so that people could leave notes.

# abortion - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

'They have suffered long enough': Pressure mounts on Theresa May to legislate for change to Northern Ireland abortion law

May has responded to those calls by saying that the issue is for the North to decide.

'It's like an enormous weight being lifted': Applause for Clare Daly's heartfelt referendum speech The 8th This post contains videos

'It's like an enormous weight being lifted': Applause for Clare Daly's heartfelt referendum speech

The TD, who has campaigned on the issue for years, said she couldn’t believe change had taken so long.

Abortion legislation expected to be law by January 2019

The first Dáil sitting since the country voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment takes place this afternoon.

Peadar Tóibín: 'One child’s life is more important than my job, and every TD's job'

The Sinn Féin TD said he will oppose such proposals in the Dáil.

GPs who refuse to refer on patients seeking an abortion will need to respect 'law of the land'

The Cabinet is discussing the planned passage of the legislation this morning.

# abortion - Monday 28 May, 2018

'We're unstoppable': Large crowds protest in Belfast for change to Northern Ireland abortion law

The DUP’s Arlene Foster has said that it was up to the North’s politicians to decide on its abortion laws.

Bishop says Catholics who voted Yes have sinned and should go to confession

Meanwhile, Father Brian D’Arcy said that he “wouldn’t like to attribute sin in this manner, at all”.

Harris to bring abortion legislation to Dáil before summer recess

Simon Harris is ‘extremely eager’ to pass abortion legislation by the autumn

Poll: Should there be Dáil sittings in the summer to pass abortion legislation? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be Dáil sittings in the summer to pass abortion legislation?

Health Minister Simon Harris has said he’s “extremely eager” to pass abortion legislation by the autumn.

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