Category Archives: Opinion

Abortion Bans Will Kill now that Roe v. Wade has been overturned, says Abortion Rights Campaign

The Abortion Rights Campaign condemns the news that the Supreme Court in the US has overturned a 50-year constitutional right to abortion access. Thirteen states have “abortion trigger bans”, making…

ARC logo in blue and pink

Complaint to RTÉ regarding Transphobia on Liveline

Today we sent the below to RTÉ in response to the transphobia broadcast on Liveline this week. We stand with the trans, non-binary and intersex community today and every day….

Paula Dennan, ARC co-convener, is wearing a blue REPEAL necklace and has multiple Repeal the 8th themed badges pinned to her navy jacket.

What I Want From the #RepealReview: A full-throated defence of abortion rights

Paula Dennan is a founding member of Kerry for Choice and the current co-convener of the Abortion Rights Campaign.  What do I want from the #RepealReview? The same thing I,…

A law which provides abortions only for certain people and only in ‘special’ circumstances is not fit for purpose

By Anna Carnegie, Rachel Roth, Aideen O’Shaughnessy and Lorraine Grimes  On April 1st, the review into the operation of the Health (Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018 closed for public submissions….

What I Want From the #RepealReview: Same thing I wanted 4 years ago, free, safe, legal, local and accessible healthcare

Darina Murray is the current co-convener of the Abortion Rights Campaign. It’s 4 years since we repealed the 8th, and what do I want from the review? Same thing I…