Category Archives: Media

Legislation we cannot live with: The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill ignores Human Rights Rulings

The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) welcomes the Irish government’s initiative in moving the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill, while noting that the Bill is over 21 years overdue. Despite…

21 years, and 14 hours of debate – How long must women in Ireland wait?

The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) is disappointed at overnight developments in the Dáil, where discussion has dragged out unnecessarily, key amendments have been attacked, and the 1992 Supreme Court ruling…

Protect women and their families – Repeal the 8th amendment

The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) is gravely disappointed by the decision of the Health Committee to reject the amendment which would allow abortions to be offered to women suffering inevitable…

Weekly Roundup: while we stand with Wendy, the Dáil struggles to reach agreement on abortion rights

Welcome to another Weekly Roundup, where each week our MediaWatch team highlights how abortion is discussed in the media at home and abroad. Appropriately so, we kick off this week’s…

Press Release: Legislation We Can’t Live With

  The Abortion Rights Campaign [ARC] has after extensive analysis, said the ‘Protection of Life During Pregnancy’ Bill is “not fit for purpose.” According to the ARC it will A)…