Category Archives: Facts

Abortion must be fully decriminalised

Ireland’s abortion laws are amongst the most restrictive in the world, with termination of pregnancy only permitted in cases where there is a “real and substantial” threat to the life…

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Why the Oireachtas Committee voted for Repeal

  Overview The Joint Oireachtas Committee on the 8th Amendment published its recommendations in December 2017. The key outcomes of their vote are summarised in our previous blogpost. Here, we…

Ask us Anything about Abortion!

Do you or your family have any questions about abortion? We’re here to help! With a referendum on the horizon, we need to know what questions people will ask at…

Prenatal Testing: Facts and Fears

This post is part of a new series examining the intersection of disability rights and abortion rights. Read the previous post “Let’s Talk About Iceland” here. It is important that…

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Explaining the Joint Oireachtas Committee Votes

On Wednesday 13 December, the Joint Oireachtas Committee voted on what they wanted to recommend to the government. The voting process was a bit complicated, and there was some confusion…