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#Abortion

# abortion - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Argentine senators vote no to legalisation of abortion
# No Vote
# No Vote

Argentine senators vote no to legalisation of abortion

Aug 9th 2018, 7:27 AM 14,269 Views 72 Comments

The staunchly catholic country had been voting on whether or not to become just the third Latin American country to entirely decriminalise abortion.

# abortion - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Simon Harris: Women from North will be allowed access to abortion services in Republic
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Simon Harris: Women from North will be allowed access to abortion services in Republic

Aug 8th 2018, 8:25 AM 13,126 Views 115 Comments

The Abortion Rights Campaign has said the announcement, while welcome, is not a solution to the abortion issue in Northern Ireland.

# abortion - Monday 23 July, 2018

Indonesian 15-year-old raped by brother jailed over abortion
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Indonesian 15-year-old raped by brother jailed over abortion

Jul 23rd 2018, 8:51 AM 32,865 Views 69 Comments

Her brother was sentenced to two years in jail for sexually assaulting a minor.

# abortion - Sunday 22 July, 2018

170 Irish and UK politicians sign letter calling for change to the North's abortion laws
# The North Is Next
# The North Is Next

170 Irish and UK politicians sign letter calling for change to the North's abortion laws

Jul 22nd 2018, 11:10 AM 9,784 Views 33 Comments

Northern Ireland has been without a government for over a year and a half – so Westminster and Dublin are being asked to introduce new abortion laws.

# abortion - Friday 20 July, 2018

'It is not a tool for a disappointed voter': Court dismisses bid to challenge abortion referendum
# Yes Vote
# Yes Vote

'It is not a tool for a disappointed voter': Court dismisses bid to challenge abortion referendum

Jul 20th 2018, 4:00 PM 19,175 Views 0 Comments

That is not the end of the matter, however, as the issue has been taken to the Court of Appeal.

# abortion - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Liberalised abortion services to be made available in Ireland by January
# Abortion
# Abortion

Liberalised abortion services to be made available in Ireland by January

Jul 10th 2018, 7:33 AM 14,835 Views 84 Comments

Ireland voted overwhelmingly to repeal the Eighth Amendment.

# abortion - Thursday 28 June, 2018

15 legal abortions were carried out in Ireland last year
# Terminations
# Terminations

15 legal abortions were carried out in Ireland last year

Jun 28th 2018, 6:06 PM 19,146 Views 89 Comments

This is a drop from 25 legally-permitted abortions being carried out last year.

# abortion - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Statements by Varadkar and Harris 'misled' abortion referendum voters, High Court told
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Statements by Varadkar and Harris 'misled' abortion referendum voters, High Court told

Jun 26th 2018, 1:11 PM 25,437 Views 0 Comments

The High Court also heard that the Referendum Commission “omitted objective statements” on Eighth Amendment referendum.

# abortion - Monday 25 June, 2018

Tóibín concedes he may not be able to run under Sinn Féin banner at next election
# Abortion Stance
# Abortion Stance

Tóibín concedes he may not be able to run under Sinn Féin banner at next election

Jun 25th 2018, 10:24 AM 20,812 Views 75 Comments

He also confirmed that he won’t be resigning from the party.

# abortion - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Is it a crime to display graphic abortion imagery in public places?
# Causing Offence
# Causing Offence

Is it a crime to display graphic abortion imagery in public places?

Jun 20th 2018, 6:00 AM 16,429 Views 85 Comments

Some have argued that gardaí should be telling protesters to remove the imagery.

# abortion - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Carol Nolan TD leaves Sinn Féin after being suspended for voting against abortion referendum
# Not Returning
# Not Returning

Carol Nolan TD leaves Sinn Féin after being suspended for voting against abortion referendum

Updated Jun 19th 2018, 3:00 PM 32,150 Views 101 Comments

Sinn Féin Whip Aengus Ó Snodaigh told Nolan that she had been suspended for a period of three months on 21 March.

# abortion - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald looks towards government as Sinn Féin votes to change stance on abortion
# Ard Fheis
# Ard Fheis

Mary Lou McDonald looks towards government as Sinn Féin votes to change stance on abortion

Updated Jun 16th 2018, 10:27 PM 37,381 Views 131 Comments

Party policy is now in favour of abortion on request.

Poll: Should politicians be allowed a free vote on upcoming abortion legislation?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should politicians be allowed a free vote on upcoming abortion legislation?

Jun 16th 2018, 10:00 AM 18,125 Views 95 Comments

Sinn Féin members will vote on a motion that will allow members to vote in accordance with their conscience today.

'New Zealand option' may provide resolution to stand-off between Harris and GPs
# Abortion
# Abortion

'New Zealand option' may provide resolution to stand-off between Harris and GPs

Jun 16th 2018, 9:45 AM 16,136 Views 30 Comments

Doctors in NZ who conscientiously object to abortion must inform patients that services are available elsewhere.

# abortion - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Abortion legislation won't be brought to the Dáil until the autumn
# Court Challenges
# Court Challenges

Abortion legislation won't be brought to the Dáil until the autumn

Updated Jun 14th 2018, 4:40 PM 12,465 Views 70 Comments

Simon Harris says that a number of court challenges are delaying the process.

Argentina takes a massive step towards legalised abortions
# Buenos Aires
# Buenos Aires

Argentina takes a massive step towards legalised abortions

Jun 14th 2018, 4:11 PM 10,206 Views 31 Comments

The debate has divided Argentine society.

# abortion - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Catholic Church crisis pregnancy agency to close due to drop in demand
# Cura
# Cura

Catholic Church crisis pregnancy agency to close due to drop in demand

Jun 13th 2018, 7:52 PM 31,790 Views 64 Comments

Cura, founded in 1977, is a crisis pregnancy support service associated with the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference.

Rotunda Hospital warns patients about graphic abortion posters outside
# Graphic Posters
# Graphic Posters

Rotunda Hospital warns patients about graphic abortion posters outside

Jun 13th 2018, 3:52 PM 26,858 Views 64 Comments

The posters are believed to belong to the Irish Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform (ICBR).

Sinn Féin motion calls for conscience vote to be allowed on abortion
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

Sinn Féin motion calls for conscience vote to be allowed on abortion

Jun 13th 2018, 2:30 PM 13,595 Views 63 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said he believes the motion will be defeated at this weekend’s Ard Fheis in Belfast.

Poll: Should conscientiously objecting GPs be compelled to refer for abortions?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should conscientiously objecting GPs be compelled to refer for abortions?

Jun 13th 2018, 9:55 AM 70,196 Views 252 Comments

85% of the country’s GPs do not believe that abortion should be part of routine general practice, according to the NAGP.

# abortion - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

A petition to 'abolish abortion' in Ireland will be discussed in the Oireachtas
# Petitions Committee
# Petitions Committee

A petition to 'abolish abortion' in Ireland will be discussed in the Oireachtas

Jun 12th 2018, 9:39 PM 27,573 Views 108 Comments

It is one of three petitions up for discussions.

# abortion - Monday 11 June, 2018

Simon Harris: Stance of GP group 'flies in the face of care and compassion'
# Abortion Services
# Abortion Services

Simon Harris: Stance of GP group 'flies in the face of care and compassion'

Jun 11th 2018, 7:44 AM 26,270 Views 108 Comments

The NAGP has insisted onward referral of a patient should not be compulsory.

# abortion - Saturday 9 June, 2018

The referendum is over - but voters are still snapping up campaign materials
# Eighth Referendum
# Eighth Referendum

The referendum is over - but voters are still snapping up campaign materials

Jun 9th 2018, 9:00 PM 13,594 Views 27 Comments

People want a ‘piece of history’ – campaign materials still being sought a week after the country went to vote.

GPs group calls on Harris to ensure doctors must 'opt in' to provide abortion services
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

GPs group calls on Harris to ensure doctors must 'opt in' to provide abortion services

Updated Jun 9th 2018, 4:22 PM 24,937 Views 84 Comments

The NAGP passed a series of motions after an emergency meeting today following the result of the referendum.

# abortion - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Over 3,000 women and girls travelled from Ireland to England and Wales for abortions last year
# Statistics
# Statistics

Over 3,000 women and girls travelled from Ireland to England and Wales for abortions last year

Jun 7th 2018, 2:34 PM 12,141 Views 48 Comments

Irish women and girls accounted for over six in 10 (64.3%) of the non-resident abortions carried out in England and Wales last year.

Human rights campaigners lose Supreme Court appeal over Northern Irish abortion laws
# Court
# Court

Human rights campaigners lose Supreme Court appeal over Northern Irish abortion laws

Jun 7th 2018, 10:03 AM 12,929 Views 43 Comments

However, the judges said that when it comes to fatal foetal abnormality, NI abortion law is not compatible with human rights laws.

UK Supreme Court to rule on whether the North's abortion laws violate human rights
# Belfast
# Belfast

UK Supreme Court to rule on whether the North's abortion laws violate human rights

Jun 7th 2018, 6:10 AM 6,548 Views 22 Comments

If the court rules that it does, it could lead to Westminster legislating for abortion in the North.

# abortion - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

DUP's Jim Wells criticised for comparing UK abortion rate to Holocaust
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

DUP's Jim Wells criticised for comparing UK abortion rate to Holocaust

Jun 6th 2018, 3:33 PM 12,585 Views 78 Comments

The DUP MLA made the comments on the BBC Radio Ulster’s Nolan show today.

# abortion - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

'How long must women in Northern Ireland wait for change?' - UK MPs debate abortion laws
# Eighth Ref
# Eighth Ref

'How long must women in Northern Ireland wait for change?' - UK MPs debate abortion laws

Jun 5th 2018, 4:15 PM 15,955 Views 43 Comments

An MP told the House of Commons that UK laws “put abortion in the same category as homicide, child stealing, or rape”.

# abortion - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Woman who delayed children's referendum outcome for three years takes legal action on abortion result
# Challenge
# Challenge

Woman who delayed children's referendum outcome for three years takes legal action on abortion result

Jun 3rd 2018, 12:16 PM 147,274 Views 0 Comments

It is not yet known on what grounds Jordan is appealing the result of the referendum.

A new Ireland? A look at the numbers behind the marriage equality and abortion votes
# Grab Your Anorak
# Grab Your Anorak

A new Ireland? A look at the numbers behind the marriage equality and abortion votes

Jun 3rd 2018, 7:45 AM 44,115 Views 53 Comments

Just how similar were the two votes?

'The 'No' side feel let down by people and country. Nobody understands this feeling more than us'
# Tfmr
# Tfmr

'The 'No' side feel let down by people and country. Nobody understands this feeling more than us'

Jun 3rd 2018, 7:00 AM 108,891 Views 110 Comments

‘Would it be too much for No side and the Yes side to come together and use their powers and money to bring positive change that will help and support the people of Ireland?’ asks Denise Coakley.

# abortion - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Fake news in the referendum: Did you fall for it?
# False Memories
# False Memories

Fake news in the referendum: Did you fall for it?

Jun 2nd 2018, 8:45 PM 43,512 Views 51 Comments

UCC and UCD psychological study ‘implanted’ false memories in survey to explore how they might affect votes.

Observers from the UK, US and Canada monitored the Eighth referendum
# What They Saw
# What They Saw

Observers from the UK, US and Canada monitored the Eighth referendum

Jun 2nd 2018, 6:00 PM 37,055 Views 77 Comments

They raised concerns about some ballot boxes allegedly not being sealed correctly and so-called ‘family voting’.

Poll: Were you offended by graphic abortion posters during the referendum campaign?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Were you offended by graphic abortion posters during the referendum campaign?

Jun 2nd 2018, 9:45 AM 30,138 Views 175 Comments

Many images of surgical procedures were used during the campaign.

More than 150 complaints about 'graphic' and 'false' referendum posters sent to Dublin City Council
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

More than 150 complaints about 'graphic' and 'false' referendum posters sent to Dublin City Council

Jun 2nd 2018, 12:05 AM 24,447 Views 152 Comments

Office workers, parents, and staff at the Rotunda Hospital submitted complaints about graphic ‘Vote No’ posters.

# abortion - Friday 1 June, 2018

'How can you cheer abortion?': Bishop 'horrified' by referendum celebrations
# Euthanasia
# Euthanasia

'How can you cheer abortion?': Bishop 'horrified' by referendum celebrations

Jun 1st 2018, 9:04 PM 84,459 Views 121 Comments

Alphonsus Cullinan said Catholic Yes voters “should go to confession”.

Senior garda at centre of two internal investigations over his behaviour during referendum time
# Disciplinary Proceedings
# Disciplinary Proceedings

Senior garda at centre of two internal investigations over his behaviour during referendum time

Jun 1st 2018, 6:10 AM 110,331 Views 0 Comments

The officer has previously been accused of improper behaviour.

# abortion - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Police in Belfast seize abortion pills and robots from campaigners
# Abortion Pills
# Abortion Pills

Police in Belfast seize abortion pills and robots from campaigners

May 31st 2018, 5:14 PM 20,421 Views 73 Comments

The demonstration saw an “abortion robot” deliver abortion pills to a number of women.

# abortion - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

The messages people left at the Savita Halappanavar mural will be digitally archived
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

The messages people left at the Savita Halappanavar mural will be digitally archived

May 30th 2018, 12:05 AM 43,690 Views 67 Comments

Since Friday, flowers have been left at the bottom of the mural, along with ‘Yes’ leaflets, pens and sellotape so that people could leave notes.