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Making Sure You Can Vote

Posted on: 01 Feb, 2018
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Making Sure You Can Vote Every vote will be important in the forthcoming abortion referendum. It is therefore important that you make sure you, your family and friends can vote…

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Volunteers Wanted: Summer Festivals!

Posted on: 17 Apr, 2018
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Want to help the Abortion Rights Campaign this summer and have fun doing it? This summer the Abortion Rights Campaign will be fundraising at a number of outdoor concerts and…

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Let’s Talk About: Canvassing

Posted on: 05 Apr, 2018
Posted in: Creative and Direct Action | Featured | Getting involved | Policy & Advocacy | Repeal the 8th | No Comments

Some lovely Together for Yes canvassers in Drogheda! Let’s Talk About: Canvassing Now that the referendum date is set for May 25th, groups around the country are ramping up their…

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Explainer: The Constitution, Legislation and Abortion Law, Part 2

Posted on: 27 Mar, 2018
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In our last post, we outlined the differences between the constitution and legislation and how this relates to abortion in Irish law. This post looks in more detail at what…

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Explainer: The Constitution, Legislation and Abortion Law, Part 1

Posted on: 26 Mar, 2018
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We all know that removing the 8th Amendment is our goal this spring, but have you ever wondered what a constitutional amendment actually is, and how it differs from other…

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Let’s Talk About: Abortion in early pregnancy

Posted on: 19 Mar, 2018
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  On referendum day, we will be asked to remove the 8th Amendment and allow the Oireachtas to regulate for legal abortion in Ireland. In addition to legislating for access…

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Press release: Deep concern over Liverpool clinic decision to scale back FFA services – Together for Yes

Posted on: 19 Mar, 2018
Posted in: Breaking Silence | Featured | Media | Policy & Advocacy | Press Release | Repeal the 8th | No Comments

  National people’s campaign launching later this week says reports are distressing Together for Yes, the national people’s campaign to remove the Eighth Amendment, has highlighted its deep concern at…

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Let’s Talk About: Mandatory Waiting Periods

Posted on: 16 Mar, 2018
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  After we repeal the 8th Amendment this summer, the government will face the task of defining access to abortion care. In this blogpost, we examine one kind of regulation…

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Together for Yes Statement on Today’s March

Posted on: 10 Mar, 2018
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Campaign urges people to remember 170,000 women who have travelled to the UK for abortion since 1983   Together for Yes, the national campaign to remove the Eighth Amendment, today urged…

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Press release: Referendum Bill is historic step on Road to safe, regulated abortion care

Posted on: 08 Mar, 2018
Posted in: Media | Policy & Advocacy | Press Release | Repeal the 8th | 1 Comment

A momentous day for repeal movement in Ireland The decision by Cabinet to hold a referendum on the Eighth Amendment is a critical step forward on the road to providing…

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Press Release: Supreme Court Ruling provides Certainty and Clarity for plans to hold referendum

Posted on: 07 Mar, 2018
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National Women’s Council of Ireland, Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment, and Abortion Rights Campaign say judgment paves the way for May referendum The three organisations leading the broad-based national…

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