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Talk to your TD! #RepealReview

Posted on: 05 Oct, 2021
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The Health Bill (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) 2018 came into effect from January 1st 2019. The Bill makes elective abortion care legal for the first time in Ireland’s history,…

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Press Release: Three days later – three years later – why are we still waiting?

Posted on: 28 Sep, 2021
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The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) today called on the government to abolish mandatory waiting periods for those seeking abortions in ireland. ARC Spokesperson, JoAnne Neary, said “Three days ago, we…

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Why I’m Marching: We deserve a choice

Posted on: 25 Sep, 2021
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Janet Ní Shúilleabháin This year is the 10th Annual March for Choice, and I am Marching because we Still Do not Have Choice for all those who may need to…

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Press Release: Campaigners demonstrate at Dáil against barriers to abortion access

Posted on: 25 Sep, 2021
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The Abortion Rights Campaign today held a rally today calling on the government to take urgent steps to address the gaps in abortion care provision in Ireland.  Speaking at the…

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Why I’m Marching: We have not forgotten them

Posted on: 25 Sep, 2021
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Lucy Boland, West Cork Rebels for Choice I’ve been thinking about why I’m marching for a while now. Many people who I spoke to didn’t even know that there was…

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Why I’m Marching: Disappointed and really, really angry

Posted on: 24 Sep, 2021
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Lyn Brooke I am marching because I am very disappointed.  Disappointed and really, really angry.  When we repealed the 8th amendment, there was a tremendous expectation from the new legislation. …

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Press Release: Police Rogue Crisis Pregnancy Agencies – not Pregnant People’s Choices

Posted on: 24 Sep, 2021
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The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) calls on Health Minister, Stephen Donnelly, to act now on Rogue Crisis Pregnancy Agencies – a toxic hangover of the era of the 8th Amendment,…

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Why I’m Marching: If we stand still, we’ll be pushed back

Posted on: 24 Sep, 2021
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Sam Boland is a member of Rebels For Choice Like most of us, for me, ‘Why I March?’ is in fact two questions – who I march for, and why….

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Press Release: Legislation for Safe Access Zones is urgently required

Posted on: 23 Sep, 2021
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The Abortion Rights Campaign calls on Health Minister, Stephen Donnelly, to act on Safe Access Zones. When legislating for abortion services in 2018, then Health Minister, Simon Harris, acknowledged that…

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Why I’m Marching: Accessibility is *still* an issue

Posted on: 23 Sep, 2021
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Evie Nevin from Disabled People for Choice I still haven’t felt the relief, even 3 years after Ireland voted overwhelmingly to Repeal the 8th.  People with disabilities were disproportionately affected…

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