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# Family and Care Referendums

Last week
14th July 2024 - 20th July 2024
Electoral Commission recommends broadcast moratoriums should be removed from future referendums
This year
International coverage of referendums focuses on 'shambolic' campaign and 'women in the home'
In pictures: Mixed emotions as Family and Care referendums suffer landslide defeats
McDonald says SF would 'return to' issue of sexist language in Constitution if in power
Voting to get under way as polling stations for Family and Care referendums open at 7am
Legal body FLAC criticises ‘sexist’, 'ineffective' care amendment ahead of referendum
Three weeks out, here's a roundup of where the politicians fall on the family and care referendums
We’re just three weeks out from the vote in March.
All the main political parties have launched their referendum campaigns, with Sinn Féin due to next week.
The Rural and Regional Independent groups do not have an agreed campaigning position on the issues, instead each TD will vote individually.
A number of other Independent senators and TDs are in the No camp or are undecided.
Welfare payments, immigration and throuples: The false claims being made about the March referendums
Voters will go to the polls in the two referendums a month from today.
False claims circulating include that a Yes vote will negatively affect mothers.
Misinformation has also been spread about polygamy, and about changes to child benefit.
Independent legal experts say the proposed changes are symbolic and will have little impact in law.
'A first step for carers and disabled people': Yes Yes referendum campaign launched today