Category Archives: Media

March with ARC on the Global Day of Action for safe and legal access to abortion

The Abortion Rights Campaign [ARC] have joined with Pro-Choice groups across Ireland and Northern Ireland for a series of events observing the Global Day of Action for safe and legal…

Weekly Roundup: a week and a half (upon many) of waiting for the law to change

Welcome to another Weekly Roundup, where each week our MediaWatch team highlights how abortion is discussed in the media at home and abroad. Although this week we’re covering more than…

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…