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

Posted on: 17 Oct, 2018
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  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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Let’s talk about: the refusal to provide abortion care, or ‘conscientious objection’

Posted on: 18 Oct, 2018
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  In this blog post, we talk about why the refusal to provide medical treatment harms pregnant people and what needs to be done to support medical professionals in the…

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The hard work has just begun: pushing for the best legislation

Posted on: 16 Oct, 2018
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As the Government prepares to introduce abortion legislation, we explain how vitally important it is that activists stay involved and push for the best legislation – and provision – possible….

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Budgeting for Abortion Care 2019

Posted on: 07 Oct, 2018
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Following the resounding referendum result to remove the 8th Amendment, Budget 2019 is the first opportunity the State has ever had to provide meaningful resources for abortion care. This is…

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Press release: More must be done to ensure truly accessible abortion care says Abortion Rights Campaign

Posted on: 04 Oct, 2018
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The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) welcomes the introduction of legislation that will legalise abortion, but say that much more needs to be done to ensure that abortion care is accessible…

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ARC Submission on Abortion Legislation

Posted on: 03 Oct, 2018
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Below is a submission made to the Government by the Abortion Rights Campaign on the Health (Regulation of the Termination of Pregnancy) Bill 2018 on October 3, 2018 Submission on the…

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Why I’m Marching: We’ve come a long way, but we have further still to go

Posted on: 28 Sep, 2018
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Luke is an academic and political activist based in Cork, and a member of Rebels4Choice, the Cork branch of the Abortion Rights Campaign. Here he shares his reasons for travelling…

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Why I’m Marching: The battle over abortion is far from won

Posted on: 28 Sep, 2018
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Philomena Canning is a midwife and chairperson of Midwives for Choice. Midwives for Choice is an organisation which advocates for the rights of all during childbirth and for informed choice…

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Why I’m Marching: We have the power to make great changes in this country

Posted on: 26 Sep, 2018
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As we do every year, we’ve been asking you to tell us why you are marching in this year’s March for Choice on the 29th of September. Kathy is a…

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