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#Eighth Amendment

# eighth-amendment - Monday 21 May, 2018

Watch: We put your questions to the chair of the Referendum Commission

We spoke live to Justice Isobel Kennedy.

Harris: Some No campaigners 'trying to take Ireland back to Dark Ages on mental health'

The Health Minister joined the Masters of Ireland’s two main maternity hospitals in calling for a Yes vote in Friday’s referendum today.

Halligan says he was barred from being confirmation sponsor because of Eighth Amendment stance

The Bishop of Waterford said in a statement that a confirmation sponsor must be a “practising Catholic”.

Debate Room: Two lawyers on the 8th Amendment and if we should retain or repeal it

“Referendums can be incredibly blunt tools that force us into one of these two camps.”

Up to 125,000 people register to vote ahead of Eighth Amendment referendum

The National Youth Council of Ireland says new figures represent an “unprecedented surge of voter registration”.

# eighth-amendment - Sunday 20 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge Here's what 10 first time voters have got to say about the upcoming referendum Eighth Amendment

Here's what 10 first time voters have got to say about the upcoming referendum

The atmosphere in secondary schools seems to vary greatly.

'Don't let what happened to us happen to other families': Savita's parents back Yes vote Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

'Don't let what happened to us happen to other families': Savita's parents back Yes vote

Savita Halappanavar died on 28 October 2012 at University Hospital Galway.

Latest referendum polls show the 'Yes' side is ahead

This is likely to be the last of the national surveys before polling day.

# eighth-amendment - Saturday 19 May, 2018

What would you like to ask the head of the Referendum Commission?

We’re putting them to Justice Isobel Kennedy in a Facebook Live.

From The Daily Edge Here are some of the ways in which people who are too young to vote have been campaigning for the referendum Youth For Yes

Here are some of the ways in which people who are too young to vote have been campaigning for the referendum

From Wexford to Westmeath, young people across the country have been involved.

From The Daily Edge 'Our access to basic healthcare is determined by whether we can afford it, our visa status, our passport and our language' Together For Yes

'Our access to basic healthcare is determined by whether we can afford it, our visa status, our passport and our language'

Migrant women and pregnant people including asylum seekers are disproportionately affected by the 8th Amendment.

# eighth-amendment - Friday 18 May, 2018

Renua calls for No vote and questions the number of abortion pills used in Ireland 8th Ref This post contains videos

Renua calls for No vote and questions the number of abortion pills used in Ireland

The party acknowledged abortion pills are a problem but said it does not have a specific policy to deal with them.

'Callous and sinister' - Anger at white crosses 'symbolising a child's grave' along Letterkenny roads

It is understood that Donegal County Council is now in the process of removing them.

Leo Varadkar: It's 'only a matter of time' before a woman dies after taking abortion pills unsupervised

The Taoiseach told RTÉ about why he’s voting ‘Yes’.

Pro-life group says the 'No' on Ben Bulben was 'vandalised' and removed

Pictures from this morning show only remnants of the sign remaining.

# eighth-amendment - Thursday 17 May, 2018

An Taisce lodges complaint over huge 'No' sign placed on Benbulben by pro-life group

Work on the sign began at 4am this morning and it has now been completed.

Vicky Phelan calls for Yes vote for women who have been 'let down time and time again'

She said women need to be “placed at the centre of their own care”.

'Using the phrase 'social abortions' to try to publicly shame us is not okay'

Two women shared their abortion stories for the first time today and asked not to be shamed for their decisions.

From The Daily Edge People have been having fun with the giant No sign erected on a mountain in Sligo Sli-no

People have been having fun with the giant No sign erected on a mountain in Sligo

Where there is a photo, there is photo editing software.

Poll: Are live debates influencing how you'll vote in the Eighth referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are live debates influencing how you'll vote in the Eighth referendum?

An Irish Times poll has indicated that 17% of people are still undecided about how they’ll vote.

Opinion poll: Repeal side still leads with a week to go but it is losing support

A new Irish Times poll outs the gap between the two sides at 12 percentage points.

# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Catherine Noone says pro-life booklet is attempt to 'fool' voters

Save the 8th has rejected her claim.

26 psychiatrists write to Simon Harris with concerns about Eighth legislation

The letter states that it was misleading for the government to “continually present abortion as a form of ‘treatment’.”

# eighth-amendment - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Varadkar says 14-year penalty for abortion pills could be enforced in the future if No vote prevails

The Taoiseach today ruled out the chance of a second referendum being held.

Council won't reverse cancellation of Eighth Amendment book event in spite of councillors' vote

The Council has said it can’t be seen to be using public funding to support either side.

Thousands of Irish women have been made 'refugees' by Eighth Amendment, says former Supreme Court justice

Lawyers for Yes has published an online database of legal professionals who are in favour of a Yes vote.

# eighth-amendment - Monday 14 May, 2018

GP who supports No vote rejects Coveney claim that 'there will be no abortion clinics in Ireland'

The Tánaiste asserted in an op-ed that “there will be no abortion clinics in Ireland”.

# eighth-amendment - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Q&A: Does the Eighth have to be repealed to legislate for fatal foetal abnormality cases?

The government’s legal advice and the position of the courts on the Eighth Amendment have tied the hands of legislators in the past.

Q&A: Can pregnant women receive cancer treatment?

Women are advised against getting pregnant while receiving cancer treatment.

# eighth-amendment - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Q&A: If the Eighth is repealed, what role would the Supreme Court play in abortion laws?

Could we see judicial interference? Constitutional expert Assistant Professor David Kenny examines the issue.

Facebook feature shows official Eighth Amendment campaign pages are being managed by accounts located abroad

A new Facebook feature silently went live for a period yesterday showing where managers of pages are located.

# eighth-amendment - Friday 11 May, 2018

Despite self-regulation, anonymous Facebook accounts are still targeting voters with Eighth referendum ads

The issue of anonymous accounts posting ads in relation to the Eighth Amendment referendum has been raised repeatedly over the past number of weeks.

# eighth-amendment - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Together for Yes says its donations page was shut down by a cyber attack

The attack came from within Ireland and lasted for 30 minutes, the campaign group said.

# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

No campaigners say Google's ban on ads is attempt to rig referendum for Yes side

At a joint press conference today, No campaigners said that the move was taken out of fear the No side might win.

Google and YouTube to suspend all ads on Eighth Amendment referendum

The ban will include ads on YouTube, and will take effect from tomorrow.

# eighth-amendment - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

The deadline to register to vote is today, here's what you need to know Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

The deadline to register to vote is today, here's what you need to know

It’s not too late to register but you need to get your skates on.

Facebook announces a ban of all Eighth referendum ads from foreign sources

Facebook said that it will not allow any ads coming from foreign sources which are deemed to be “attempting to influence the outcome of the vote on May 25″.

Pregnancy timeline: When does the heart, brain, and face form?

We don’t know where life begins – but here’s what we do know about what develops when during a pregnancy.

# eighth-amendment - Monday 7 May, 2018

Anti-amendment Dún Laoghaire bucked the national trend in '83. We went to talk to locals this week

The ’83 debate was bitter and divisive. Those who lived through it say there’s a more informed debate on the doorsteps today.