Category Archives: Repeal the 8th

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Fatal Foetal Abnormality

A search of the Wiley Online Library (a database of academic resources available online) for the term “fatal foetal abnormality” produces 2649 results. Searching for the American spelling “fatal fetal…

Press release: UN Human Rights Committee says Ireland’s prohibition on abortion violates human rights

In a landmark judgment today in the case of Amanda Jane Mellet v Ireland, the United Nations Human Rights Committee found that Ireland’s prohibition on abortion, in itself, violates human…

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June 1st is Global Day of Parents

Today, 1 June, is the Global Day of Parents, and a good opportunity to set the record straight on something: abortion is not something people resort to in an attempt…

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Record Store Gay 2016 in support of ARC!

We’re delighted to announce that Record Store Gay 5 will be raising funds for the Abortion Rights Campaign over the weekend of 20th – 22nd May 2016! Record Store Gay…

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News release from ARC: 20 COUNTRIES CALL FOR IRELAND TO REVISE ITS RESTRICTIVE ABORTION LAWS

Yesterday (Wednesday, May 11th), Ireland defended its human rights record during a public hearing before the Human Rights Council as part of its second Universal Periodic Review (UPR). The UPR…