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#Fatal foetal abnormalities

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Column: Exploding the myths about 'live birth abortions'

It is time for those who profess to hold a high moral plane to demonstrate some respect for bereaved families and the memories of their dead babies, writes Gerry Edwards.

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Friday 9 December, 2016

Catholic Church claims some unborn babies are 'spoken of as if they were as good as dead'

The claim was made in a submission to the Citizens’ Assembly.

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Dissent in the ranks: 'We gave our points of view, they gave theirs - but there was no agreement'

Members of the Independent Alliance want a free vote on a Bill that would allow for a termination in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities.

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Saturday 23 April, 2016

McGuinness says criminalisation of woman who took abortion drugs was 'absolutely wrong'

Speaking at the Sinn Fein Ard Fheis he cautioned against anyone using medication accessed on the internet.

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Thursday 28 January, 2016

BAI rejects complaints Ray D'Arcy was biased in marriage referendum coverage

One listener wasn’t happy the presenter said he had cried with pride when the vote was passed.

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Pat Kenny: 'My voice couldn't even be heard in case an Irish person was nearby'

The veteran broadcaster has spoken of the challenges he faced while reporting on abortion in the United Kingdom.

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Senator regrets if people were offended by controversial abortion comments

The Renua senator was responding to criticism of his remarks in the Seanad yesterday.

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Monday 30 November, 2015

Belfast court rules abortion should be available in cases of rape and fatal foetal abnormality

“It does not protect morals to export the problem to another jurisdiction and then turn a blind eye.”

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Sunday 28 June, 2015

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.

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Parents are led to believe their babies are 'freaks of nature' - pro-life group

They want the phrase ‘incompatible with life’ banned.

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

177,000 women have left Ireland for abortions since 1971

“One woman told us how she was calculating how to throw herself in front of a truck or which bridge to jump off.”

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Enda: There won't be a referendum on repealing the 8th amendment

The Taoiseach said the next government will have to give the issue “the most careful consideration”.

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Other families' bravery made me talk about my daughter Ella - Boyd Barrett Fatal Foetal Abnormality This post contains videos

Other families' bravery made me talk about my daughter Ella - Boyd Barrett

The People Before Profit TD recounted his own personal tragedy in a Dáil debate in February.

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Monday 9 March, 2015

'I was told my daughter was incompatible with life ... she's now 8'

Every Life Counts wants the term banned, saying it “dehumanises” babies.

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Sinn Féin votes for abortion to be allowed in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities

Delegates spoke passionately both in favour of and against the motion.

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Ruth Coppinger asks Joan Burton: 'Are you embarrassed?'

She also compared the Tánaiste to Margaret Thatcher.

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

'If my daughter was raped I'd never force her to carry a child' Abortion This post contains videos

'If my daughter was raped I'd never force her to carry a child'

“I’m very conscious that I was an unwanted pregnancy.”

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Monday 2 March, 2015

Labour will allow this TD back on one condition...

* As long as Anne Ferris votes with the government she will return to the parliamentary party in the autumn.

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Alan Shatter wants a referendum on abortion ... and divorce

The former justice minister thinks it’s time we change the Constitution – in a number of ways.

Clare Daly: Fine Gael and Labour will vote down abortion bill like 'nodding donkeys'

The independent TD called the Taoiseach “a hypocrite” during a heated exchange.

Some Labour TDs could miss today's abortion vote, no whip on Fianna Fáil deputies

Meanwhile, Anne Ferris said she is willing to face the consequences of being expelled from the Labour Party.

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Friday 14 February, 2014

Column: Nothing has changed for couples whose baby's condition is incompatible with life

I am angry at the hijackers and manipulators of language who try to tell us that our child was only ‘sick’ or ‘disabled’, who refuse to understand that fatal foetal abnormalities are just that – fatal.

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Poll: Should Ireland allow terminations in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland allow terminations in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities?

Ireland will have to defend its current practice in front of the United Nations Human Rights Committee.

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Senators vote against fatal foetal abnormalities amendment

The amendment was defeated by 42 votes to 10. Here’s how the senators voted.

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Rabbitte: We won't revisit abortion issue in the lifetime of this government

The economy continues to dominate and the issue of abortion will not be revisited by this government, Pat Rabbitte has said.

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Abortions in cases of suicide ideation can 'create more problems'

The nine-member sub-committee will today deal with the sections of the proposed legislation on suicide ideation.

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

89 amendments to abortion bill tabled

Among the proposed changes are sections on ‘inevitable miscarriage’ and ‘fatal foetal abnormalities’.

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

15 mothers at the Dáil ask Kenny to add fatal foetal abnormalities to Bill

“Some women out there want to see the pregnancy through, but some women can’t and we’re not giving them a choice,” said John Halligan TD.

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Amendment to abortion bill on fatal foetal abnormalities handed to Govt

The Termination for Medical Reasons group submitted the amendment to Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett earlier this week.

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Column: I'm a mother of a special needs child and a pro-choice advocate

Tracey Holsgrove explains the agony of contemplating how to proceed with her pregnancy after learning of her baby’s condition – and why she is a firm pro-choice advocate.

# fatal-foetal-abnormalities - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Analysis: Draft abortion law has gaps which require clarification

The new law is a draft and some important issues raised by its publication need clarification, write law experts Jennifer Schweppe and Dr Eimear Spain.