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# repeal the 8th

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# 8th amendment
What to do about abortion? Enda wants the country to get together and talk about it
Taoiseach Enda Kenny briefed his party’s TDs and Senators on its position regarding the 8th Amendment this evening.
# Abortion
This is the law that Labour wants to replace the 8th Amendment
The legislation would allow for terminations on four grounds.
# 8th amendment
Pro-choice campaigners take 'abortion pill bus' across Ireland
Women with unwanted pregnancies will be able to access pills on the bus after an online consultation.
# Abortion
'In Ireland, Helen would go to jail': Graham Linehan speaks of wife's abortion after fatal foetal diagnosis
The couple decided to highlight their story as part of Amnesty International’s campaign to decriminalise abortion in Ireland.
# 8th amendment
'Women must decide their fate': Thousands attend pro-choice march
Pro-life campaigners have said organisers of the demonstration are in “absolute denial”.
Does Labour really want to repeal the 8th Amendment?
Joan Burton latest comments have raised eyebrows about a key Labour commitment.
# Abortion
Irish stars are calling for the 8th Amendment to be repealed
More than 240 artists have already joined the campaign.
# roisin ingle
Here's why everybody's talking about abortion today
“I am not a bad person. I am not a murderer”.
# Your Say
Poll: Is it time for another referendum on abortion?
One Fine Gael councillor is calling for a referendum on the 8th amendment – is it time?
# Abortion
Most politicians want to repeal the 8th Amendment - just don't ask Fine Gael asked every TD and Senator if they favour repealing the 8th Amendment. Here’s what we found out…
# Election 2016
In the mood for another referendum? Labour wants to repeal the 8th amendment
The Tanaiste said if Labour makes it back into government next time around, she envisages that it will be on the programme for government.
# the 8th amendment
'The Dáil is full of men who will never need an abortion, we don't know what it's like'
A very passionate debate has just taken place in the Dáil.
# trouble ahead
Labour is about to face ANOTHER headache over abortion
A bill to repeal the 8th Amendment will come before the Dáil next month.
# Breaking Ranks
Now this Fine Gael TD wants to repeal the 8th Amendment (but he's still 'very pro-life')
Jerry Buttimer is one of the first Fine Gael TDs to call for the repeal of the controversial constitutional amendment.
# 8th amendment
Leo: We've no mandate for abortion referendum, Mick Wallace: That's horseshit
However, the Health Minister said he would be advocating for Fine Gael to campaign for an abortion referendum in the next election.
# speaking of imelda
Pro-choice activists tie pair of giant red knickers to Dáil gates
The knickers had a message calling for the 8th amendment to the constitution to be removed.
# 8th amendment
Joan Burton: Our abortion laws do not serve women well
The Tánaiste and Labour leader has reiterated her opposition to the 8th Amendment.
# midlands hospital
Varadkar: Abortion issue is 'never going to go away'
The Health Minister said he was aware of the life support case in Mullingar when he called legislation “too restrictive”.
# repeal the 8th
Leo Varadkar thinks our abortion laws are 'too restrictive'
The Health Minister had made a landmark speech in the Dáil tonight.
# knickersforchoice
Taoiseach confronted by 'knicker-brandishing' protesters during Fine Gael dinner
He was presented with women’s underwear.
# not repealing the 8th
'I'll give my opinion as a doctor and young man at a later stage' - Varadkar
The Health Minister said that the Government has no plans to update the Constitution in relation to abortion.
# Abortion
Socialist TDs call for 'medieval' 8th Amendment to be removed from Constitution
Ruth Coppinger said that a Referendum should take place on the same day as the Marriage Equality Referendum next Spring.
# Abortion Debate
'Sad and depressed' but not 'actively suicidal' - the HSE's verdict on Ms Y
RTÉ Prime Time has revealed that the HSE believes there was “an overall lack of coordination” in the handling of the case.
# taking to the streets
Hundreds of protesters turn out in Dublin over Ireland's abortion laws
“The government… has landed us in a mess yet again”.