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#Protection of Life in Pregnancy Bill

# protection-of-life-in-pregnancy-bill - Monday 4 July, 2016

Three ministers to vote for Bill allowing abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities

Minister for Transport Shane Ross will join Finian McGrath and John Halligan in voting against the government over the bill, which has been tabled by Wexford TD Mick Wallace

# protection-of-life-in-pregnancy-bill - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

'I was raped. Legislating for abortion in rape cases wouldn't go far enough'

The precedent set by the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act would see a raped woman questioned, put on trial, and forced to relive the worst experiences of her life.

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

Council of Europe gives 'thumbs up' to proposed abortion laws

The Committee of Ministers, which is responsible for upholding ECtHR rulings, expresses “satisfaction” with Ireland’s plans.

# protection-of-life-in-pregnancy-bill - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Rabbitte would support fatal foetal abnormality clause in abortion bill Exclusive

Pat Rabbitte has become the first cabinet minister to openly support allowing abortion where there is no prospect of survival.

# protection-of-life-in-pregnancy-bill - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Fianna Fáil to examine if free votes should be given more often Exclusive

Micheál Martin tells that a committee is to examine whether other matters merit a conscience vote.

Oireachtas committee gives Reilly 1,642-page report on abortion hearings

Some light reading for the Minister for Health.

Fianna Fáil TDs and Senators to have free vote on abortion bill

The party could not reach a unified position on the legislation, so members will be allowed to vote without party instruction.

# protection-of-life-in-pregnancy-bill - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Majority support abortion where mother's life is at risk of suicide

The Sunday Independent/Millward Brown poll shows, however, that the numbers opposing the clause are increasing.

# protection-of-life-in-pregnancy-bill - Sunday 12 May, 2013

GPs call for law to allow termination in non-viable foetal abnormality

The Irish College of General Practitioners narrowly passed the motion at its annual meeting today.

# protection-of-life-in-pregnancy-bill - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Pro-life groups: 'Proposals go too far'; Pro-choice: 'Bill doesn't go far enough'

It’s not often that Clare Daly and Youth Defence are in agreement…

'No conscientious objection' for Fine Gael TDs on abortion bill, says Kenny

Whether they are doctors or legislators, “conscience objection doesn’t absolve people from responsibility.”

Taoiseach says new abortion rules just offer clarity and 'won't change law'

“It will cover existing constitutional rights only… it will not create any new rights,” the Taoiseach said.