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

  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…

Explainer: The Constitution, Legislation and Abortion Law, Part 2

In our last post, we outlined the differences between the constitution and legislation and how this relates to abortion in Irish law. This post looks in more detail at what…

Explainer: The Constitution, Legislation and Abortion Law, Part 1

We all know that removing the 8th Amendment is our goal this spring, but have you ever wondered what a constitutional amendment actually is, and how it differs from other…

Let’s Talk About: Abortion in early pregnancy

  On referendum day, we will be asked to remove the 8th Amendment and allow the Oireachtas to regulate for legal abortion in Ireland. In addition to legislating for access…

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!…