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#Abortion legislation

# abortion-legislation - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

DUP motion on abortion passed by Northern Ireland Assembly

The motion doesn’t impact or change Northern Ireland’s abortion legislation.

# abortion-legislation - Thursday 7 February, 2019

'The law is the law': Rotunda maternity hospital told to offer abortions up to 12 weeks, not 11

Last month, it was reported that the Rotunda would not provide abortions for women at more than 11 weeks’ gestation.

# abortion-legislation - Friday 14 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge 11 emotional tweets about this week's historic repealing of the Eighth Amendment Repealed

11 emotional tweets about this week's historic repealing of the Eighth Amendment

“It’s a moment brought about by a movement in the streets, civil disobedience, and young people and women in particularly fighting for change. Let’s keep it up!”

'It's very disappointing': Garda probe launched as TD's office covered in urine and anti-abortion graffiti

The incident happened after abortion legislation passed in the Seanad last night.

# abortion-legislation - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Safe zone law around GP clinics offering abortions will prohibit photos being taken of women

Graphic posters were unfurled outside the Rotunda Hospital this summer were described by the minister as “despicable”.

# abortion-legislation - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Abortion legislation to be reviewed in three years time, instead of five

The proposed legislation allows for the operation of the Act to be reviewed after its commencement next year.

# abortion-legislation - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Tóibín says he only learned he had lost Culture Committee chairmanship when he read it online

Last week, Tóibín was suspended from the party for six months.

# abortion-legislation - Saturday 3 November, 2018

TDs want women seeking abortions to be offered ultrasound imaging and heartbeat recording

A number of TDs have put down amendments ahead of the three-day discussion of the proposed abortion legislation next week.

# abortion-legislation - Friday 2 November, 2018

Nine TDs want law to ensure aborted foetuses are buried or cremated

A number of TDs have put down amendments ahead of the three-day discussion of the proposed abortion legislation next week.

# abortion-legislation - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

'Disciplinary proceedings' to be initiated against Tóibín for breaking ranks on abortion legislation

The Termination of Pregnancy Bill passed by 102 votes to 12.

# abortion-legislation - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Calls to remove all maternity costs for women as abortion legislation introduced in Dáil

Simon Harris told the Dáil that in legislating for abortion services in Ireland, they are ‘making history’.

# abortion-legislation - Friday 4 July, 2014

New abortion guidelines spark condemnation on all sides

TD Mattie McGrath called them “a butcher’s charter”, but fellow TD Ruth Coppinger said women seeking an abortion shouldn’t have to “run a gauntlet” of doctors and bureaucrats.

# abortion-legislation - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Some welcome President passing abortion bill, others not so much

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore described it as a “key milestone”, while the Pro Life Campaign said it was a “very sad day”.

# abortion-legislation - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about the lucky escape for tall ship passengers in Kinsale, Labour’s troubles and the royal baby’s name.

# abortion-legislation - Sunday 21 July, 2013

How does Irish abortion law compare to rest of EU?

Abortion is only completely banned in Malta of all the 28 states.

# abortion-legislation - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Fianna Fáil senator: 'I oppose this legislation because it is anti-women'

Jim Walsh was among those to contribute to the continuing debate on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill this afternoon.

'With a heavy heart': Fine Gael senator confirms she won't support abortion bill

Fidelma Healy-Eames has confirmed her opposition to the legislation in the Seanad this morning but one Fianna Fáil senator is supporting the bill.

# abortion-legislation - Friday 12 July, 2013

Catch-up: The things you should know about final Dáil abortion vote

A ministerial rebellion and a new minister within hours; anger at criminalisation of and lack of advocacy for women; the Dáil bar can stay open until 5am.

# abortion-legislation - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Lucinda Creighton says term limit on abortions "the minimum we can offer"

The Minister of State for European Affairs was backed by several TDs in the call for a gestational term limit on abortion in Ireland.

# abortion-legislation - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Inadequate care and monitoring were factors in Savita's death - HSE report

The review also calls for greater clarity on options available to doctors in cases of “inevitable miscarriage”.

# abortion-legislation - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Catholic TDs "will not be excommunicated" if they vote for abortion legislation

A senior Vatican official has said that TDs should resign rather than support abortion legislation.

# abortion-legislation - Sunday 5 May, 2013

In pictures: Pro-life Knock vigil for mothers and unborn babies

The Catholic church has strongly criticised the plans and threatened the ex-communication of TDs who voted in favour of the bill.

# abortion-legislation - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Cabinet expected to approve draft abortion legislation today

Coalition partners Fine Gael and Labour are due to set out conditions under which abortions can be legally carried out in Ireland.

# abortion-legislation - Monday 22 April, 2013

Unions call for X Case legislation, say delay is 'absolutely repugnant'

Officials from SIPTU, UNITE and the Women’s Committee of the ICTU presented a statement to Taoiseach Enda Kenny earlier this morning which called for immediate legislation on the issue.

# abortion-legislation - Monday 15 April, 2013

Pro-life campaign dismiss 'sunset clause' in abortion legislation

A number of Fine Gael TDs put forward the idea of a ‘sunset clause’, where abortion legislation would be reviewed after a set number of years.

# abortion-legislation - Sunday 14 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added follow-up to Gangnam Style

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

# abortion-legislation - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Column: Ireland's political system must embrace diversity to foster justice

Paying attention to multiple, often mutually reinforcing disadvantages, can help us understand injustices committed against marginalised members of our society, writes Clara Fischer.

# abortion-legislation - Friday 21 December, 2012

Gardaí investigate threatening letter sent to Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

The letter warned Dr Martin to be “careful” on the streets because of his views on abortion.

# abortion-legislation - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Poll: Should TDs be given a free vote on abortion legislation? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should TDs be given a free vote on abortion legislation?

What do you think? Should TDs tow the party line or vote according to their beliefs?

# abortion-legislation - Thursday 15 November, 2012

HSE says independent expert to be part of investigation into Savita death

The death of Savita Halappanavar has sparked an outcry and led to calls for abortion legislation in Ireland.

# abortion-legislation - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

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The Daily Fix: Tuesday

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