Category Archives: Opinion

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Sharing stories: I sometimes can’t put into words how painful that whole time was for me

As part of our Citizens Assembly submission we gathered the real stories of real women who had been affected by the 8th Amendment. Now, as we approach the referendum to remove the…

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Let’s Talk About: Refusals to Provide Abortion Care on Grounds of Conscience

We all deserve timely, local healthcare. After we repeal the 8th we will need to ensure that the law does not contain obstacles to our healthcare. The prospect of doctors…

Blog: Please vote in the referendum, because I cannot

In this guest blog, Lorelei Fox-Roberts talks about how, despite living here for 26 years, she is ineligible to vote in next year’s referendum on the Eighth Amendment, and how important…

Press release 18th October: Today’s vote paves way for caring, compassionate healthcare says Abortion Rights Campaign

Decision not to retain the 8th Amendment in its current form by Joint Oireachtas committee is welcomed The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) were delighted to see the overwhelming decision not…

Empowering and Lonely: An Abortion Story

Two years ago, while I was still living in Ireland, I got pregnant. I had just started a new job and the guy I had been sleeping with had recently…