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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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Press Release: ARC Research Highlights Significant Barriers to Safe Abortion Care

Posted on: 22 Sep, 2021
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The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) today launched the results of a research survey evaluating individuals’ experiences of abortion care in Ireland since the Repeal of the 8th Amendment. The findings…

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Press Release: Abortion must be decriminalised

Posted on: 21 Sep, 2021
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The Abortion Rights Campaign calls on Stephen Donnelly, Minister for Health, to decriminalise abortion now.   “Pregnant people in the most difficult of circumstances are still being forced to leave this…

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Why I’m Marching: over 8,000 reasons per year

Posted on: 21 Sep, 2021
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Mary, ARC Volunteer In 2018, the year that well over a million people voted to Repeal the hideous 8th Amendment, I (like lots of you) did a lot of talking…

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Press Release: Unacceptable that 90% of GPs and half of maternity hospitals still refuse to provide abortion care.

Posted on: 20 Sep, 2021
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The Abortion Rights Campaign calls on the government to tackle refusal of care and instutitional obstruction so that abortion can be accessed locally across the country.  “The refusal to provide…

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Why I’m Marching: I am tired. And I am angry.

Posted on: 20 Sep, 2021
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Helen Stonehouse is a queer neurodivergent parent and current co-convener of the Abortion Rights Campaign. Picture is from the last in person March for Choice in 2019, when she was…

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Why I’m Still Marching: People deserve dignity and safety

Posted on: 16 Sep, 2021
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Joanne Kompa My name is Joanne and I’m still here. Some of you might remember me from Saturday stalls in the run up to the Referendum, some from the online…

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Let’s Talk about: Texas

Posted on: 04 Sep, 2021
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At the Abortion Rights Campaign, we stand in solidarity with those fighting for abortion rights all across the world. In this blogpost, ARC co-convenor Helen Stonehouse responds to the news…

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