Category Archives: Politics and Lobbying

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Explaining the Joint Oireachtas Committee Votes

On Wednesday 13 December, the Joint Oireachtas Committee voted on what they wanted to recommend to the government. The voting process was a bit complicated, and there was some confusion…

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Our Annual Report 2015

2015 was an incredible year for the Abortion Rights Campaign. We saw our membership grow significantly, our partnership with international groups strengthen, and our activities in regional Ireland increase. From…

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…

Abortion Rights Campaign Cautiously Welcomes Citizens’ Assembly Report

ABORTION RIGHTS CAMPAIGN CAUTIOUSLY WELCOMES CITIZENS’ ASSEMBLY REPORT Citizens’ Assembly recommendations strong, but will not fulfill our human rights obligations, campaign says. “We are pleased with the Assembly’s recommendation that…

Strike 4 Repeal

  August 26th, 1970, the United States. 24th October 1975, Iceland. 3rd October 2016, Poland. 19th October 2016, Argentina. On each of these dates, in each of these countries, thousands…