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#Eighth Q and A

# eighth-q-and-a - Friday 25 May, 2018

Q&A: The answers to your questions about the Eighth Amendment referendum
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# Eighth Q And A

Q&A: The answers to your questions about the Eighth Amendment referendum

May 25th 2018, 10:25 AM 112,433 Views 330 Comments

You’ve been submitting your questions – and here are the answers.

# eighth-q-and-a - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Q&A: Can the 'hard cases' be dealt with while still retaining the Eighth Amendment?
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# Eighth Q And A

Q&A: Can the 'hard cases' be dealt with while still retaining the Eighth Amendment?

May 23rd 2018, 9:30 PM 16,613 Views 158 Comments

It’s been a big question in recent days.

# eighth-q-and-a - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Q&A: Does the Eighth have to be repealed to legislate for fatal foetal abnormality cases?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

Q&A: Does the Eighth have to be repealed to legislate for fatal foetal abnormality cases?

May 13th 2018, 10:00 PM 31,073 Views 195 Comments

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?
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# Eighth Amendment

Q&A: Can pregnant women receive cancer treatment?

May 13th 2018, 8:30 AM 21,559 Views 163 Comments

Women are advised against getting pregnant while receiving cancer treatment.

# eighth-q-and-a - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Q&A: If the Eighth is repealed, what role would the Supreme Court play in abortion laws?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

Q&A: If the Eighth is repealed, what role would the Supreme Court play in abortion laws?

May 12th 2018, 11:00 AM 11,892 Views 177 Comments

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

# eighth-q-and-a - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

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

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

May 8th 2018, 12:05 AM 158,536 Views 290 Comments

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

# eighth-q-and-a - Monday 7 May, 2018

Q&A: Here's how many women and girls travel to the UK for abortions
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# 8th Amendment

Q&A: Here's how many women and girls travel to the UK for abortions

May 7th 2018, 12:05 AM 87,159 Views 471 Comments

More than 170,000 females have travelled to another country for a termination since 1980.

# eighth-q-and-a - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Q&A: Who will pay for abortions if the Eighth Amendment is repealed?
# The Money Question
# The Money Question

Q&A: Who will pay for abortions if the Eighth Amendment is repealed?

May 6th 2018, 7:45 AM 35,627 Views 165 Comments

Will taxpayers cover the cost of abortion under the public system?

# eighth-q-and-a - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Q&A: What will we be asked to vote on in the Eighth Amendment referendum?
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# Eighth Amendment

Q&A: What will we be asked to vote on in the Eighth Amendment referendum?

May 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 29,676 Views 197 Comments

You asked, we answer.

# eighth-q-and-a - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Q&A: Why has the government chosen 12 weeks as the general time limit for abortion?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Q&A: Why has the government chosen 12 weeks as the general time limit for abortion?

May 3rd 2018, 7:30 PM 51,231 Views 192 Comments

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?
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# Termination

Q&A: How are abortions carried out? Can a foetus feel pain?

May 3rd 2018, 3:00 PM 46,204 Views 2 Comments

It depends on a number of factors, including how far along the pregnancy is.