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Come to our free information evening ‘The Eighth & Healthcare’!

Posted on: 19 Jan, 2018
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Abortion Rights Campaign Open Information Evening: The Eighth Amendment and Healthcare   This is a public event in Dublin outlining the many ways that the Eighth Amendment affects pregnancy healthcare in Ireland. Speakers…

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“This is our time”: Abortion Rights Campaign commends pro-Repeal statements in the Dail

Posted on: 18 Jan, 2018
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Campaign commends ‘brave’ TDs who spoke in favour of repealing the Eighth. Speaking after two days of extensive statements in the Dáil and Seanad on the the report of the…

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Contact your TD about draft abortion legislation!

Posted on: 15 Jan, 2018
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This week, the Dáil will debate the report of the Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution. You can read more about the Oireachtas Committee findings here and…

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Abortion must be fully decriminalised

Posted on: 16 Jan, 2018
Posted in: Contact your TD | Facts | Policy & Advocacy | Repeal the 8th | Stigma | No Comments

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

Posted on: 11 Jan, 2018
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  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…

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Ask us Anything about Abortion!

Posted on: 09 Jan, 2018
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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…

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Prenatal Testing: Facts and Fears

Posted on: 22 Dec, 2017
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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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PRESS RELEASE: Committee report is important step for ensuring realistic abortion care in Ireland

Posted on: 20 Dec, 2017
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  The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) welcomes some of the recommendations in the Joint Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment report, published today. ARC says these recommendations must be carried…

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Explaining the Joint Oireachtas Committee Votes

Posted on: 15 Dec, 2017
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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…

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Committee findings an important step, but it’s a long road to a referendum

Posted on: 13 Dec, 2017
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Committee findings an important step, but it’s a long road to a referendum, says Abortion Rights Campaign The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) welcomes some of the recommendations today from the…

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