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# Eighth Amendment

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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.
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.
Q&A: Here's how many women and girls travel to the UK for abortions
More than 170,000 females have travelled to another country for a termination since 1980.
Q&A: Who will pay for abortions if the Eighth Amendment is repealed?
Will taxpayers cover the cost of abortion under the public system?
'Force them to take responsibility': Press Ombudsman wants crackdown on Facebook misinformation
Peter Feeney called for stricter regulation on social media at a conference in Dublin this week.
Priests ask for an end to referendum campaigning at mass
The Save the 8th campaign says it will not decline invitations.
Tens of thousands of young people could miss deadline to register to vote
Some 27,000 students have registered in recent months.
Q&A: What will we be asked to vote on in the Eighth Amendment referendum?
You asked, we answer.
'The nurses asked how we planned to keep him cold. This wasn't something we were prepared for'
Things need to change in Ireland though; I don’t want any other people to have to go through what we did.
Graphic abortion posters displayed outside Rotunda again despite requests from hospital not to
The Irish Centre for Bioethical Reform conducted the displays outside the hospital today.
Q&A: Why has the government chosen 12 weeks as the general time limit for abortion?
The use of abortion pills and pregnancy as a result of rape impacted the decision.
Q&A: How are abortions carried out? Can a foetus feel pain?
It depends on a number of factors, including how far along the pregnancy is.
Concerns over mystery Facebook ads claiming to offer 'unbiased facts' on Eighth Referendum
Facebook users were targeted over the weekend with advertisements directing them to a website which has since disappeared.
LoveBoth says 'women can't be trusted' campaign poster is fake
LoveBoth has sought to clarify that this poster is not part of its campaign, nor was the use of the organisation’s logo or name authorised.
Savita Halappanavar: Her tragic death and how she became part of Ireland's abortion debate
Her name and face are known the country over. She left a mark on Ireland, its medical care and its laws.
Explainer: Here's what the proposed legislation says about abortion up to six months
New billboards launched this week have raised questions about access to terminations after 12 weeks if the Eighth Amendment is repealed.
Q & A: What do you want to know before voting in the Eighth Amendment referendum?
The vote is four weeks away.
Here's how to register to vote in the Eighth Amendment referendum
Time is running out.
'I think a lot of men are inclined to opt out and say 'this doesn't affect me'. But this is vitally important'
Some of the most senior government ministers were out canvassing for a Yes vote in the Eighth Referendum at Stephen’s Green today.
McDonald: 'I would prefer if Peadar Tóibín was not speaking out on abortion in this way'
The Sinn Féin leader said party members that vote against party policy in the Dáil will face consequences.
'Sinn Féin is an absolute disgrace' - We spoke to the republican pro-lifers at the GPO today
The event was held by a group called Cherish All the Children Equally.
Poll: Will you talk to your kids about the upcoming referendum?
The nation will cast its votes in the referendum on the Eighth Amendment at the end of May.
Most Irish people would rather campaign posters were banned in the run up to the referendum
Things are getting tense in the build-up to the referendum on the Eighth Amendment, and many people would rather there were no campaign posters at all.
'Giving the facts': RefCom has published its information booklet on the upcoming vote
The booklet will be delivered to 2.2 million homes.
GAA responds to Save the 8th launch and says it has 'no position' on elections or referenda
It comes after a group of GAA athletes called for a No vote in the upcoming referendum.
'An attempt to suppress democracy': Removal of Labour's referendum posters reported to gardaí
A member of the public sent a video of people removing the Yes posters in Limerick city to Jan O’Sullivan TD.
Need a crash course in the history of the Eighth Amendment?
Get yourself up to speed.
Almost half of voters want to repeal Eighth Amendment
A referendum will take place on 25 May.
Council enforces ban so referendum groups can't use community venues for public meetings
The council said this is a long-standing policy, but it recently contacted councillors to remind them of its existence after a public meeting in Baldoyle.
'They're confused - they don't know what to believe': Canvassing for hearts, minds (and votes) in the Dublin commuter belt
We joined the trail in Drogheda and Ratoath with Save the 8th and Together for Yes.
'We still wrong women in Ireland today': Fine Gael launch referendum campaign
Meanwhile, an event organised by Doctors for Life heard the Eighth Amendment hasn’t impinged on how doctors and nurses deliver healthcare.
Poll: Have you checked to see if you're on the voting register?
The referendum will take place on 25 May.
The Repeal The Eighth mural in Temple Bar is being taken down... again
The mural will be painted over at 11am on Monday.
Nearly half of people in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment, latest poll finds
One in five people, meanwhile, have said that they are not sure how they’re going to vote.
Poll: Are you registered to vote?
Some people are having trouble finding themselves on the online register.
Here's why 'In Her Shoes' is an extremely important resource for people who are undecided on the 8th Amendment
The Facebook group gives a voice to those directly affected by the 8th Amendment.
Can't find yourself on the Don't worry, it's highly likely you're still able to vote
People have been having issues finding out if they’re still registered, but it’s unlikely to be because they’ve been de-registered to vote.
Love Both launches its referendum campaign and criticises 12 weeks proposal for abortion
The camapign claimed today that proposed legislation is worse than the UK system.