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#Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-bill - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

At least 13 TDs to oppose abortion bill with first vote now due next week

The first vote on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill has been delayed until next week to allow TDs more speaking time.

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-bill - Monday 24 June, 2013

Peadar Tóibín expects 'robust consequences' when he votes against abortion bill

The Sinn Féin TD has reiterated that he will vote against the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill when it goes through the Dáil later this week.

Pro-life TDs and Senators to host cross-party meeting ahead of abortion vote

A number of TDs and Senators have organised a cross-party meeting for colleagues tomorrow evening, billing it as “one of the last occasions to discuss one of the most important decisions of your political life with like-minded colleagues”.

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-bill - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Reilly says he won’t be afraid to suspend abortion service as bill introduced in Dáil

In a historic moment, the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill has been introduced into the Dáil this morning.

Oireachtas agenda: Dáil to hold its final votes on scrapping Seanad

The fate of one house will be in the fate of the other today, before debate begins on the divisive abortion legislation.

TDs to hold first debates on new abortion bill today

The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill gets its first outing in the Dáil this afternoon, before votes next week.

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-bill - Monday 17 June, 2013

Kenny targeted by 200 pro-life protestors in Longford

The Taoiseach was giving a speech at the unveiling of a Civil War hero’s statue when he was heckled by protestors.

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-bill - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Caroline Simons: 'I think James Reilly is a very foolish man'

The Minister for Health himself has spoken about some of the changes to the abortion legislation, which was published overnight.

These are the main changes to the abortion legislation

We bring you through the main changes to the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill, published early this morning.

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-bill - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Rónán Mullen: Taoiseach playing the victim over nasty abortion messages

The pro-life senator has accused Enda Kenny of using spin tactics to deflect from his “deeply unpleasant” proposal to legislate for abortion under the terms of the X Case.

Taoiseach: I'm being branded a murderer and getting letters written in blood

Enda Kenny has revealed that he is being branded a murderer as the debate over legislation for abortion rages on.

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-bill - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Revealed: At least 6 Fianna Fáil TDs and most senators to oppose abortion bill

With a free vote, at least a dozen TDs and senators from the main opposition party are likely to oppose the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill, according to a survey carried out by TheJournal.ie.

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-bill - Friday 7 June, 2013

No free vote gives 'hallmark of a totalitarian regime' to abortion bill

The Conference of Religious in Ireland called for a free vote for politicians and the wider use of conscientious objection.

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-bill - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Support for abortion in cases of rape drops

The latest opinion poll shows that almost seven in 10 people believe abortion is acceptable when the pregnancy is a result of rape.

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-bill - Friday 31 May, 2013

Tánaiste: All government TDs expected to vote for abortion legislation Abortion This post contains videos

Tánaiste: All government TDs expected to vote for abortion legislation

Eamon Gilmore said the issue of whether or not the Dáil votes on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill is a matter for the opposition parties.

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-bill - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Column: I have always considered myself pro-choice, but I can't support the proposed abortion bill

Colm Keaveney TD explains that if the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013 is initiated in the Dáil reflecting the contents and detail of the Heads of Bill that were recently discussed before the Joint Committee on Health, he will be unable to support it.

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-bill - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Revealed: The three independent TDs voting against abortion proposals

Responding to queries from TheJournal.ie this week, seven independent TDs confirmed their support for the bill with five still undecided.

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-bill - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Column: Legislators colluded against women but abortion law provides clarity

Irish women have been denied their constitutional right to adequate maternal healthcare but the new draft law changes that, argues Labour TD Ciara Conway.