Category Archives: Policy & Advocacy

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Let’s talk about Safe, Legal and Rare

  One of our aims in the Abortion Rights Campaign is to campaign for real and realistic access to abortion. Another is to remove the stigma and shame around abortion…

Explainer: Government Calls for Repeal and New Provision to Legislate for Abortion

Explainer: Government Calls for Repeal and New Provision to Legislate for Abortion The Abortion Rights Campaign has been calling for a referendum to repeal the 8th Amendment since its foundation….

Press Release: Repeal and enable proposal ‘a clear pathway to ensuring realistic abortion access’ says Abortion Rights Campaign

  The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) today welcomed the Government’s “repeal and enact ” proposal. Spokesperson Linda Kavanagh said: “While ARC has always campaigned for repeal simpliciter as advised by…

“We’ll only support full repeal” leading pro-choice group warns Leo Varadkar

“We’ll only support full repeal” leading pro-choice group warns Leo Varadkar In a letter to the Taoiseach yesterday evening, the Abortion Rights Campaign made clear that repeal simpliciter is the…

Abortion must be fully decriminalised

Ireland’s abortion laws are amongst the most restrictive in the world, with termination of pregnancy only permitted in cases where there is a “real and substantial” threat to the life…