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#Article 40.3.3

# article-40-3-3 - Saturday 5 May, 2018

# article-40-3-3 - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Now this Fine Gael TD wants to repeal the 8th Amendment (but he's still 'very pro-life') Breaking Ranks This post contains videos

Now this Fine Gael TD wants to repeal the 8th Amendment (but he's still 'very pro-life')

Jerry Buttimer is one of the first Fine Gael TDs to call for the repeal of the controversial constitutional amendment.

# article-40-3-3 - Monday 29 December, 2014

Opinion: Tragic case of clinically dead pregnant woman highlights our unworkable approach to abortion

Following the burial today of a young woman, who was kept on life support while clinically dead due to legal considerations about her pregnancy, we must consider the legacy of the Eighth Amendment.

# article-40-3-3 - Friday 27 December, 2013

History lesson: What happened during the 1983 abortion referendum?

Using first-hand materials gathered from the National Archives, we take a look at what happened before and after the contentious vote in 1983.

# article-40-3-3 - Saturday 7 September, 2013

TDs call for repeal of 8th Amendment on its 30th anniversary

Clare Daly and Joan Collins have called on the government to hold a referendum to repeal Article 40.3.3.

# article-40-3-3 - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Campaign to repeal the Eighth Amendment planned for the autumn

The constitutional ban on abortion will come under scrutiny in the new Dáil term.

# article-40-3-3 - Friday 15 February, 2013

Suicidal risk in X Case law 'not consistent with Constitution' - John Bruton

The former taoiseach and leader of Fine Gael argues that including suicidal risk in forthcoming legislation is not consistent with Article 40.3.3 which protests the life of the unborn child.