Category Archives: Facts

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Explainer: Why are we still waiting for a referendum date?

Why are we still waiting for a definite date for the referendum? Your questions, answered! This week we got some good news: the Cabinet agreed draft wording for the referendum!…

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Making Sure You Can Vote

Making Sure You Can Vote Every vote will be important in the forthcoming abortion referendum. It is therefore important that you make sure you, your family and friends can vote…

Explainer: Government Calls for Repeal and New Provision to Legislate for Abortion

Explainer: Government Calls for Repeal and New Provision to Legislate for Abortion The Abortion Rights Campaign has been calling for a referendum to repeal the 8th Amendment since its foundation….

Abortion must be fully decriminalised

Ireland’s abortion laws are amongst the most restrictive in the world, with termination of pregnancy only permitted in cases where there is a “real and substantial” threat to the life…

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Why the Oireachtas Committee voted for Repeal

  Overview The Joint Oireachtas Committee on the 8th Amendment published its recommendations in December 2017. The key outcomes of their vote are summarised in our previous blogpost. Here, we…