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# termination - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Women who request abortions 'at higher risk of domestic violence'
# Research
# Research

Women who request abortions 'at higher risk of domestic violence'

Jan 22nd 2014, 7:05 AM 4,887 Views 34 Comments

A study in the UK shows that women who request a termination are six times more likely to experience domestic violence than women who attended antenatal clinics.

# termination - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Psychiatrists need support dealing with Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act - IMO
# Guidelines
# Guidelines

Psychiatrists need support dealing with Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act - IMO

Jan 9th 2014, 3:42 PM 4,622 Views 19 Comments

The IMO president has written to Minister for Health James Reilly saying guidelines are needed to help determine the suicide risk in these cases.

# termination - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Mater Hospital says it will comply with new abortion laws
# Abortion
# Abortion

Mater Hospital says it will comply with new abortion laws

Sep 25th 2013, 2:27 PM 6,074 Views 76 Comments

The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013 is yet to commence, however.

# termination - Friday 23 August, 2013

Department of Health says abortion laws have not yet commenced
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

Department of Health says abortion laws have not yet commenced

Aug 23rd 2013, 10:41 PM 14,528 Views 71 Comments

The statement was issued following claims by the Irish Times this morning that the first termination under the provisions of the Act was carried out at the National Maternity Hospital.

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Aug 23rd 2013, 9:11 PM 7,779 Views 2 Comments

Today everyone’s talking about a breach of patient confidentiality at Holles Street, a man’s body found in a waste truck, and National Potato Day.

Doctor angered at ‘outrageous breach of patient confidentiality’ at Holles Street
# Holles Street
# Holles Street

Doctor angered at ‘outrageous breach of patient confidentiality’ at Holles Street

Aug 23rd 2013, 8:15 AM 29,795 Views 89 Comments

The Irish Times reports this morning that a termination of a twin pregnancy was carried out on a patient at risk of sepsis – the first to be performed under new legislation.

# termination - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Senators vote against fatal foetal abnormalities amendment
# Abortion
# Abortion

Senators vote against fatal foetal abnormalities amendment

Jul 17th 2013, 4:07 PM 5,364 Views 39 Comments

The amendment was defeated by 42 votes to 10. Here’s how the senators voted.

# termination - Friday 5 July, 2013

Lucinda Creighton seeks removal of suicidal ideation from abortion bill
# Abortion
# Abortion

Lucinda Creighton seeks removal of suicidal ideation from abortion bill

Jul 5th 2013, 6:23 PM 10,463 Views 246 Comments

In the eight amendments tabled, Creighton also details an ambitious pathway of care for pregnant women who are suicidal.

# termination - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

TD suggests pro-life experts be excluded from abortion panel
# Abortion
# Abortion

TD suggests pro-life experts be excluded from abortion panel

Jul 3rd 2013, 5:26 PM 6,157 Views 73 Comments

Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett said there is a danger people might bring to bear their personal views and bias in making a judgement.

# termination - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

These are the 24 TDs who voted against the abortion bill
# Protection Of Life
# Protection Of Life

These are the 24 TDs who voted against the abortion bill

Jul 2nd 2013, 10:20 PM 35,954 Views 405 Comments

The Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill passed the Dáil today but there was some opposition on all sides. Here’s who voted against it….

# termination - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Amendment to abortion bill on fatal foetal abnormalities handed to Govt
# Termination
# Termination

Amendment to abortion bill on fatal foetal abnormalities handed to Govt

Jun 20th 2013, 8:20 PM 5,956 Views 64 Comments

The Termination for Medical Reasons group submitted the amendment to Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett earlier this week.

TDs to hold first debates on new abortion bill today
# Abortion
# Abortion

TDs to hold first debates on new abortion bill today

Jun 20th 2013, 6:30 AM 2,922 Views 185 Comments

The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill gets its first outing in the Dáil this afternoon, before votes next week.

# termination - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Rabbitte would support fatal foetal abnormality clause in abortion bill
# Abortion
# Abortion

Rabbitte would support fatal foetal abnormality clause in abortion bill

Jun 1st 2013, 7:00 AM 3,856 Views 54 Comments

Pat Rabbitte has become the first cabinet minister to openly support allowing abortion where there is no prospect of survival.

# termination - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Explainer: A crash course on how the abortion proposals will become law
# X To A To B To C
# X To A To B To C

Explainer: A crash course on how the abortion proposals will become law

May 1st 2013, 7:57 AM 7,634 Views 57 Comments

So – we now have a draft ‘heads of bill’. Here’s what happens as the Government tries to turn it into law.

# termination - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Ministers' row means abortion law may miss summer deadline
# Abortion
# Abortion

Ministers' row means abortion law may miss summer deadline

Apr 24th 2013, 11:51 AM 4,631 Views 143 Comments

Enda Kenny says he would like the laws enacted before the Dáil’s summer break, but he cannot guarantee it.

# termination - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Inquest into Savita death enters fourth day
# Savita
# Savita

Inquest into Savita death enters fourth day

Apr 11th 2013, 8:21 AM 4,020 Views 4 Comments

Proceedings are due to resume at 10am this morning.

# termination - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Doctor to be cross-examined on third day of Savita inquest
# Savita
# Savita

Doctor to be cross-examined on third day of Savita inquest

Apr 10th 2013, 8:12 AM 5,923 Views 12 Comments

Consultant obstetrician Dr Katherine Astbury who treated Savita will be questioned over whether she referred to Ireland’s Catholic ethos when she refused to terminate her pregnancy.

# termination - Monday 8 April, 2013

Savita inquest: Husband insists requests for termination were made
# Day One
# Day One

Savita inquest: Husband insists requests for termination were made

Apr 8th 2013, 9:44 PM 8,226 Views 0 Comments

Doctor to deny she made reference to Ireland being a Catholic country as a reason for refusing a termination.

# termination - Friday 5 April, 2013

Abortion legislation should be 'short, clear and not mention suicide'
# Abortion
# Abortion

Abortion legislation should be 'short, clear and not mention suicide'

Apr 5th 2013, 12:59 PM 7,109 Views 273 Comments

Dr Sam Coulter-Smith, master of the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin, says his profession would welcome the clarity and comfort that legislation will bring.

# termination - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

North Dakota outlaws most abortions
# Abortion
# Abortion

North Dakota outlaws most abortions

Mar 26th 2013, 6:19 PM 7,578 Views 142 Comments

There are no exceptions for rape, incest, the health of the mother or if she would lose the pregnancy anyway as a result of a fetal abnormality.

# termination - Friday 11 January, 2013

17 terminations of pregnancy as a result of rape in 2011
# Rape Crisis
# Rape Crisis

17 terminations of pregnancy as a result of rape in 2011

Jan 11th 2013, 11:29 AM 9,255 Views 46 Comments

Rape Crisis Network Ireland said that two out of 90 survivors became pregnant more than once as a result in rape and had different outcomes each time.

Justice Committee at Stormont grills Marie Stopes representatives
# Abortion
# Abortion

Justice Committee at Stormont grills Marie Stopes representatives

Jan 11th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,417 Views 9 Comments

The committee asked representatives if they located the clinic across from a train station to encourage women from the Republic to travel there for abortions.

# termination - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

No psychiatrists outside Dublin to assess suicidal pregnant women
# Abortion
# Abortion

No psychiatrists outside Dublin to assess suicidal pregnant women

Jan 8th 2013, 10:42 AM 5,909 Views 129 Comments

Dr Anthony McCarthy of the National Maternity Hospital said that there is a wrong assumption that women will try to manipulate psychiatrists by saying they are suicidal in order to have a termination.

What did the Pope say about abortion yesterday?
# Abortion
# Abortion

What did the Pope say about abortion yesterday?

Jan 8th 2013, 8:34 AM 8,916 Views 109 Comments

Was Benedict referring to Ireland when he spoke of laws that “unjustly alter the balance” between mother and baby?

# termination - Monday 7 January, 2013

Group says lack of invite to Oireachtas abortion hearings "a grave injustice"
# Abortion
# Abortion

Group says lack of invite to Oireachtas abortion hearings "a grave injustice"

Jan 7th 2013, 10:33 AM 6,227 Views 63 Comments

TFMR Ireland said that it is upset that, despite numerous requests, it has has not been invited to take part in this week’s Oireachtas committee hearings on abortion legislation in Ireland.

# termination - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Poll: Should TDs be given a free vote on abortion legislation?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should TDs be given a free vote on abortion legislation?

Dec 19th 2012, 10:09 AM 7,235 Views 122 Comments

What do you think? Should TDs tow the party line or vote according to their beliefs?

# termination - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Government will legislate to allow abortion in line with X Case ruling
# Abortion
# Abortion

Government will legislate to allow abortion in line with X Case ruling

Dec 18th 2012, 3:07 PM 8,269 Views 109 Comments

The legislation, which will be introduced in the New Year, will be supplemented by more detailed regulations.

Cabinet to discuss plan of action for new abortion rules
# Abortion
# Abortion

Cabinet to discuss plan of action for new abortion rules

Dec 18th 2012, 7:54 AM 3,215 Views 65 Comments

Ministers are expected to decide this morning on what course of action to take based on the Expert Group’s report.

# termination - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Poll: Should abortion be available where there is a risk of suicide?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should abortion be available where there is a risk of suicide?

Nov 28th 2012, 10:45 AM 13,195 Views 206 Comments

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has made it clear that abortions will be allowed in the case where the woman involved is at risk of suicide. What do you think?

# termination - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Praveen Halappanavar: "I still can't believe that she's not with us"
# Savita
# Savita

Praveen Halappanavar: "I still can't believe that she's not with us"

Nov 21st 2012, 10:11 PM 17,647 Views 133 Comments

The husband of Savita Halappanavar told Prime Time tonight that he has no confidence in the HSE and wants a public, government-funded investigation into her death.

Column: I'm so grateful I had an unplanned pregnancy in America, not Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I'm so grateful I had an unplanned pregnancy in America, not Ireland

Nov 21st 2012, 7:00 AM 1,008 Views 220 Comments

An Irish girl recalls her experience of deciding to have a termination – and her relief that she was away from home.

# termination - Monday 19 November, 2012

Bishops: Treatment that might put foetus at risk "ethically permissible"
# Bishops
# Bishops

Bishops: Treatment that might put foetus at risk "ethically permissible"

Nov 19th 2012, 9:30 PM 10,276 Views 113 Comments

They said this was the case with a seriously ill pregnant woman “provided every effort has been made to save the life of both the mother and her baby”.

# termination - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

VIDEO: TDs debate the death of Savita Halappanavar
# Savita
# Savita

VIDEO: TDs debate the death of Savita Halappanavar

Nov 14th 2012, 6:32 PM 4,237 Views 0 Comments

Watch the full 32-minute debate between James Reilly and seven opposition TDs on the death of Savita Halappanavar.

Savita scandal: Reilly urges TDs not to prejudge results of inquiries
# Savita
# Savita

Savita scandal: Reilly urges TDs not to prejudge results of inquiries

Nov 14th 2012, 5:52 PM 6,550 Views 67 Comments

James Reilly says TDs’ comments could prejudge the findings of two investigations into the death of Savita Halappanavar, who died after being refused a termination procedure.

# termination - Thursday 18 October, 2012

US Elections: Issue of abortion an important factor for female voters
# US 2012
# US 2012

US Elections: Issue of abortion an important factor for female voters

Oct 18th 2012, 8:56 AM 3,327 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, issues such as energy, immigration, and terrorism are less important to voters than in 2008.

Protest expected over opening of Belfast Marie Stopes clinic today
# Marie Stopes
# Marie Stopes

Protest expected over opening of Belfast Marie Stopes clinic today

Oct 18th 2012, 8:09 AM 4,342 Views 86 Comments

Marie Stopes International has asked its supporters not to counter-protest.

# termination - Friday 25 May, 2012

Doctor ordered to pay child maintenance after failed abortion
# Spain
# Spain

Doctor ordered to pay child maintenance after failed abortion

May 25th 2012, 8:19 AM 5,196 Views 24 Comments

A woman in Spain sued the doctor for damages after she believed she had a successful termination when she was eight weeks pregnant. She gave birth to a healthy baby in 2010.

# termination - Sunday 11 March, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Mar 11th 2012, 11:00 AM 58 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# termination - Saturday 20 November, 2010

Couple 'considering abortion' create online poll
# Abortion Debate
# Abortion Debate

Couple 'considering abortion' create online poll

Nov 20th 2010, 2:01 PM 704 Views 0 Comments

A couple in the US say that they are putting the fate of their unborn child to the public vote.