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#repeal the 8th

# repeal-the-8th - Saturday 26 September, 2015

'Women must decide their fate': Thousands attend pro-choice march
# 8th Amendment
# 8th Amendment

'Women must decide their fate': Thousands attend pro-choice march

Sep 26th 2015, 7:49 PM 27,754 Views 322 Comments

Pro-life campaigners have said organisers of the demonstration are in “absolute denial”.

# repeal-the-8th - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Does Labour really want to repeal the 8th Amendment?

Does Labour really want to repeal the 8th Amendment?

Sep 17th 2015, 8:30 AM 10,276 Views 64 Comments

Joan Burton latest comments have raised eyebrows about a key Labour commitment.

# repeal-the-8th - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Irish stars are calling for the 8th Amendment to be repealed
# Abortion
# Abortion

Irish stars are calling for the 8th Amendment to be repealed

Sep 15th 2015, 12:47 PM 27,351 Views 153 Comments

More than 240 artists have already joined the campaign.

# repeal-the-8th - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Here's why everybody's talking about abortion today
# Roisin Ingle
From The Daily Edge
# Roisin Ingle

Here's why everybody's talking about abortion today

Sep 12th 2015, 3:24 PM 6,634 Views 7 Comments

“I am not a bad person. I am not a murderer”.

# repeal-the-8th - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Poll: Is it time for another referendum on abortion?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is it time for another referendum on abortion?

Jul 9th 2015, 8:25 AM 17,656 Views 131 Comments

One Fine Gael councillor is calling for a referendum on the 8th amendment – is it time?

# repeal-the-8th - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Most politicians want to repeal the 8th Amendment - just don't ask Fine Gael
# Abortion
# Abortion

Most politicians want to repeal the 8th Amendment - just don't ask Fine Gael

Jun 28th 2015, 9:30 PM 18,924 Views 28 Comments

TheJournal.ie asked every TD and Senator if they favour repealing the 8th Amendment. Here’s what we found out…

# repeal-the-8th - Sunday 24 May, 2015

In the mood for another referendum? Labour wants to repeal the 8th amendment
# Election 2016
# Election 2016

In the mood for another referendum? Labour wants to repeal the 8th amendment

May 24th 2015, 7:25 PM 45,505 Views 180 Comments

The Tanaiste said if Labour makes it back into government next time around, she envisages that it will be on the programme for government.

# repeal-the-8th - Friday 8 May, 2015

'The Dáil is full of men who will never need an abortion, we don't know what it's like'
# The 8th Amendment
# The 8th Amendment

'The Dáil is full of men who will never need an abortion, we don't know what it's like'

May 8th 2015, 11:56 AM 21,822 Views 119 Comments

A very passionate debate has just taken place in the Dáil.

# repeal-the-8th - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Labour is about to face ANOTHER headache over abortion
# Trouble Ahead
# Trouble Ahead

Labour is about to face ANOTHER headache over abortion

Apr 30th 2015, 6:11 AM 15,171 Views 81 Comments

A bill to repeal the 8th Amendment will come before the Dáil next month.

# repeal-the-8th - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Now this Fine Gael TD wants to repeal the 8th Amendment (but he's still 'very pro-life')
# Breaking Ranks
# Breaking Ranks

Now this Fine Gael TD wants to repeal the 8th Amendment (but he's still 'very pro-life')

Mar 21st 2015, 8:15 AM 8,987 Views 109 Comments

Jerry Buttimer is one of the first Fine Gael TDs to call for the repeal of the controversial constitutional amendment.

# repeal-the-8th - Friday 6 February, 2015

Leo: We've no mandate for abortion referendum, Mick Wallace: That's horseshit
# 8th Amendment
# 8th Amendment

Leo: We've no mandate for abortion referendum, Mick Wallace: That's horseshit

Feb 6th 2015, 11:55 AM 23,738 Views 142 Comments

However, the Health Minister said he would be advocating for Fine Gael to campaign for an abortion referendum in the next election.

# repeal-the-8th - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Pro-choice activists tie pair of giant red knickers to Dáil gates
# Speaking Of Imelda
# Speaking Of Imelda

Pro-choice activists tie pair of giant red knickers to Dáil gates

Dec 21st 2014, 7:50 PM 31,110 Views 304 Comments

The knickers had a message calling for the 8th amendment to the constitution to be removed.

# repeal-the-8th - Friday 19 December, 2014

Joan Burton: Our abortion laws do not serve women well
# 8th Amendment
# 8th Amendment

Joan Burton: Our abortion laws do not serve women well

Dec 19th 2014, 10:56 PM 12,124 Views 177 Comments

The Tánaiste and Labour leader has reiterated her opposition to the 8th Amendment.

# repeal-the-8th - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Varadkar: Abortion issue is 'never going to go away'
# Midlands Hospital
# Midlands Hospital

Varadkar: Abortion issue is 'never going to go away'

Dec 18th 2014, 3:35 PM 7,034 Views 38 Comments

The Health Minister said he was aware of the life support case in Mullingar when he called legislation “too restrictive”.

# repeal-the-8th - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Leo Varadkar thinks our abortion laws are 'too restrictive'
# Repeal The 8th
# Repeal The 8th

Leo Varadkar thinks our abortion laws are 'too restrictive'

Dec 16th 2014, 11:25 PM 24,173 Views 405 Comments

The Health Minister had made a landmark speech in the Dáil tonight.

# repeal-the-8th - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Taoiseach confronted by 'knicker-brandishing' protesters during Fine Gael dinner
# Knickersforchoice
# Knickersforchoice

Taoiseach confronted by 'knicker-brandishing' protesters during Fine Gael dinner

Oct 4th 2014, 7:57 PM 37,120 Views 111 Comments

He was presented with women’s underwear.

# repeal-the-8th - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

'I'll give my opinion as a doctor and young man at a later stage' - Varadkar
# Not Repealing The 8th
# Not Repealing The 8th

'I'll give my opinion as a doctor and young man at a later stage' - Varadkar

Sep 30th 2014, 4:46 PM 19,063 Views 21 Comments

The Health Minister said that the Government has no plans to update the Constitution in relation to abortion.

# repeal-the-8th - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Socialist TDs call for 'medieval' 8th Amendment to be removed from Constitution
# Abortion
# Abortion

Socialist TDs call for 'medieval' 8th Amendment to be removed from Constitution

Sep 25th 2014, 8:54 AM 7,796 Views 201 Comments

Ruth Coppinger said that a Referendum should take place on the same day as the Marriage Equality Referendum next Spring.

# repeal-the-8th - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

'Sad and depressed' but not 'actively suicidal' - the HSE's verdict on Ms Y
# Abortion Debate
# Abortion Debate

'Sad and depressed' but not 'actively suicidal' - the HSE's verdict on Ms Y

Sep 23rd 2014, 7:56 AM 15,692 Views 293 Comments

RTÉ Prime Time has revealed that the HSE believes there was “an overall lack of coordination” in the handling of the case.

# repeal-the-8th - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Hundreds of protesters turn out in Dublin over Ireland's abortion laws
# Taking To The Streets
# Taking To The Streets

Hundreds of protesters turn out in Dublin over Ireland's abortion laws

Aug 20th 2014, 10:40 PM 23,150 Views 209 Comments

“The government… has landed us in a mess yet again”.