Category Archives: Free Safe Legal

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

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…

Let’s Talk about: Texas

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…

Over six thousand people were able to access abortion care within Ireland in 2020

Spokesperson Helen Stonehouse said that, “Despite the pandemic, 6,577 people had an abortion in Ireland during 2020, a similar number to the prior year, showing that abortion is very much…

Why ARC supports the 26th June protest for public and secular ownership of our National Maternity Hospital

On the 26th of June, a large crowd is expected at an outdoor protest against the ongoing collaboration of Church and State in delivering maternity services in Ireland. The current…

PRESS RELEASE: Patients Must Be Cared For At Home After Failed Medical Abortions, Organisations Tell The Government

At least 25 people have been forced to travel to England to complete failed medical abortions since the introduction of abortion services in the Republic of Ireland in 2019, and…