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Press Release: Abortion legislation must be passed in time for January 2019 deadline

Posted on: 06 Dec, 2018
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The Government has a duty to ensure that legislation is passed as soon as possible to ensure the timely provision of abortion services and stop even more pregnant people having…

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Let’s Talk About: The Abortion Legislation Being Debated In The Dáil Right Now

Posted on: 17 Oct, 2018
Posted in: Breaking Silence | Contact your TD | Creative and Direct Action | Facts | Featured | Free Safe Legal | Policy & Advocacy | Repeal the 8th | No Comments

  The Oireachtas is currently debating the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Bill 2018 which will legislate for abortion in Ireland, as we voted for in May. The Bill…

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Tell your TD why we need Free, Safe, Legal abortion

Posted on: 01 Oct, 2018
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Over the coming days and weeks, as the Dáil debates legislation outlining how abortion services will be provided in Ireland, it will be more crucial than ever to get out…

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Press release: People across Ireland are still waiting for basic human rights to abortion care

Posted on: 10 Dec, 2018
Posted in: Breaking Silence | Featured | Free Safe Legal | Northern Ireland | Policy & Advocacy | Press Release | Repeal the 8th | No Comments

This International Human Rights Day, the Abortion Rights Campaign says that the time for action on abortion rights is long overdue. Today, on International Human Rights Day 2018, the Abortion…

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Submission to Women and Equalities Committee: Abortion Law in Northern Ireland Inquiry

Posted on: 09 Dec, 2018
Posted in: Free Safe Legal | Northern Ireland | Policy & Advocacy | 1 Comment

Below is a submission made to the Women and Equalities Committee: Abortion Law in Northern Ireland Inquiry on 10th December 2018. The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) is an all-island grassroots…

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Parents for Choice Guest Post: The dangers of ‘conscientious objection’

Posted on: 28 Nov, 2018
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This guest post was written by members of Parents for Choice in Pregnancy and Childbirth (also Parents Together for Yes). It closely mirrors the guest blog post written recently by…

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Ireland’s result had given hope that change was possible

Posted on: 22 Nov, 2018
Posted in: Breaking Silence | Events | Free Safe Legal | Policy & Advocacy | Repeal the 8th | Stigma | No Comments

Two months after the referendum campaign the Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) was invited to a conference in the Philippines. It was hosted by the Philippine Safe Abortion Advocacy Network. In…

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Let’s Talk About: Privacy and Abortion

Posted on: 20 Nov, 2018
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The legislation currently being debated in the Oireachtas will determine our ability to access abortion care for years to come, so it is essential that we work together to get…

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ARC Submission on the Command Paper on Abortion, Gibraltar

Posted on: 20 Nov, 2018
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Below is a submission made to the Government of Gibraltar by the Abortion Rights Campaign on the Command Paper on Abortion on 28th September 2018. The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC)…

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The Struggle is Real: Activism in Rural Ireland

Posted on: 14 Nov, 2018
Posted in: ARC Subgroups | Breaking Silence | Free Safe Legal | Opinion | 2 Comments

Most of us don’t know any different. It’s far from super-fast fibre-optic broadband we were reared. And don’t talk to us about mobile phone coverage; standing in a window to…

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Take Action! Letters to the Editor

Posted on: 25 Oct, 2018
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Take Action! How to Write a Letter to the Editor in Five Easy Steps Now that the Oireachtas is debating the legislation to allow for abortion access, it is essential…

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Press release: Dail vote welcome but issues with legislation must be resolved

Posted on: 23 Oct, 2018
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ARC welcomes today’s Dáil vote of 102 Yeses to 6 Nos, which brings the Health Bill to committee stage, but reiterates problems with the legislation. Speaking this evening, ARC spokesperson…

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