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#Ms Y

# ms-y - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

'Ms Y' to seek damages over treatment during abortion controversy

Yesterday’s proceedings were brought to quash a report, which has now effectively been achieved after the case was struck out following a settlement.

# ms-y - 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.

# ms-y - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Anti-abortion campaigners to deliver gifts to baby delivered in Ms Y case

Campaigners say that the choice of date is symbolic.

# ms-y - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Opinion: Ireland's law on abortion is a shambles entirely of the State’s creation

The case of Ms Y highlights the cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment girls and women are subjected to because of Ireland’s abortion laws.

# ms-y - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Socialist TDs call for 'medieval' 8th Amendment to be removed from Constitution

Ruth Coppinger said that a Referendum should take place on the same day as the Marriage Equality Referendum next Spring.

# ms-y - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Opinion: Aside from the abortion question, Ms Y highlights serious flaws in Irish maternity care

Remove abortion from the picture and we are still left with the highly troubling instance of a young, vulnerable women left traumatised by her encounter with the health service.

'Sad and depressed' but not 'actively suicidal' - the HSE's verdict on Ms Y

RTÉ Prime Time has revealed that the HSE believes there was “an overall lack of coordination” in the handling of the case.

# ms-y - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Opinion: We must repeal the eighth amendment

The presence of the eighth amendment is putting the life, health or well-being of certain pregnant woman at risk.

# ms-y - Monday 1 September, 2014

Opinion: Reducing harm to sentient beings should be central to abortion laws

If Irish society is serious about reducing harm to pregnant women, including the harms of disrespecting their autonomy and bodily integrity, the state needs to change how it thinks about pregnancy and abortion.

# ms-y - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Calls for independent inquiry into "Ms Y" abortion case

The HSE is running its own inquiry, but some want it to be independent.