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Abortion Rights Roadshow

Posted on: 09 Jun, 2017
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    **Click here to donate!** With a referendum getting ever closer, now is the time to get our pro-choice message to everyone around the country. This summer, the Abortion…

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Want to help the Abortion Rights Campaign this summer and have fun doing it?

Posted on: 16 Apr, 2017
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This summer the Abortion Rights Campaign will be fundraising at a number of outdoor concerts and needs your help! If you would like to see some bands for free, have…

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Press Release: Lives and health of the most vulnerable put at risk as our laws are weaponised against them, Abortion Rights Campaign says

Posted on: 20 Jun, 2017
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Lives and health of the most vulnerable put at risk as our laws are weaponised against them, Abortion Rights Campaign says Women and pregnant people continue to be denied access…

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Abortion Rights Campaign Launches ‘Abortion Rights Roadshow’

Posted on: 17 Jun, 2017
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Press Release from the Abortion Rights Campaign   17th June 2017   – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –   Abortion Rights Campaign Launches ‘Abortion Rights Roadshow’   The Roadshow will travel…

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Cautious welcome for new Taoiseach’s 2018 Repeal referendum

Posted on: 16 Jun, 2017
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Referendum on the 8th Amendment could be a step forward for Ireland Speaking today in response to the announcement of a referendum to take place in 2018, Abortion Rights Campaign…

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Press Release: Northern Ireland ruling means abortion laws still punish the marginalised

Posted on: 14 Jun, 2017
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Abortion Rights Campaign condemns court ruling that the NHS is not obliged to pay for women in Northern Ireland seeking abortions in England and Wales. “This ruling shows the hypocrisy…

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Press Release: Ireland’s Abortion Laws Ruled ‘cruel and inhumane’ by UN Human Rights Committee for the Second Time

Posted on: 13 Jun, 2017
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The Committee found that Siobhan Whelan, whose foetus was given a diagnosis of a condition incompatible with life in 2010 was forced to travel to the UK to terminate her…

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2016 figures do not show the full picture of those who seek abortion access says Abortion Rights Campaign

Posted on: 13 Jun, 2017
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Statistics published today by the UK Department of Health show that women from the island of Ireland accounted for 83% of legal abortions provided to non-residents in England and Wales…

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Write to your TD about Mental Health Act sectioning case

Posted on: 12 Jun, 2017
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Like all of you, we at ARC are appalled and disgusted by today’s report that a young girl was sectioned under the Mental Health Act rather than being able to…

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Press release: Detention of girl under Mental Health Act to prevent her accessing abortion is “disgraceful”

Posted on: 12 Jun, 2017
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  Disgusting Treatment of Vulnerable Pregnant Child Shows Our Laws Are Worse Than Useless, Abortion Rights Campaign says. Consultant psychiatrist, on whose evidence she was detained, said termination “not the…

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Across the Irish Sea: an abortion story by Maya Rose

Posted on: 06 Jun, 2017
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It was summer. A Friday. I flew over alone. Got a taxi to the hotel. Embarrassingly, my card was declined at the desk. I could barely afford the one-night stay….

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