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#8th amendment

People are sharing their positive experiences of the Yes campaign so far and it's lovely

Tara Flynn wants to signal boost the more wholesome parts of the campaign to make us feel a bit more positive.

'It's insulting to suggest that people get an abortion on a whim'

To say that people will use it as a contraceptive is to imply that you don’t trust people in general and that they should be punished for mistakes.

From TheJournal.ie Love Both: 'We need hospice care for terminally ill babies, not abortion' Alternatives

Love Both: 'We need hospice care for terminally ill babies, not abortion'

The pro-life movement today said the government should be working harder to help families of babies with life-limiting conditions.

An Australian comedian made an Irish anti-abortion campaigner travel to the UK to interview him about abortion

Jim Jefferies was interviewing Justin Barrett of the National Party.

Why we need more male sports stars to come out in support of Together For Yes

We need more men like Richie Sadlier and Eamon McGee to step up.

Irish men are sharing their reasons for voting Yes using #men4yes

It’s been a very emotional day on Twitter.

From TheJournal.ie 'You can't paint over a movement': Repeal mural removed from Temple Bar (again) MASER

'You can't paint over a movement': Repeal mural removed from Temple Bar (again)

The Charities Regulator has defended its decision to say the Project Arts Centre could lose its charitable status if the mural remained.

Poll: Have you checked the register yet? Together4register This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you checked the register yet?

You still have until the 8th of May to register to vote.

Watch this 10 minute film that RTÉ can't broadcast until after the Referendum

It’s the visual accompaniment to ‘In Her Shoes’.

From pro-life to pro-choice: When compassion becomes the root of your response

‘It’s 2004 and I am 16-years-old.’

A guide to every way you can get involved in the Together for Yes campaign

From podcasts to canvassing, we’ve got you covered.

From TheJournal.ie How many foreign groups are buying Facebook ads as part of the abortion referendum debate? Seeking Transparency

How many foreign groups are buying Facebook ads as part of the abortion referendum debate?

We look at how Facebook adverts are targeting Irish people ahead of the referendum.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: TDs share their views on Ireland's abortion laws Eighth Debate

As it happened: TDs share their views on Ireland's abortion laws

The debate on the Eighth Amendment commmitte’s report continues.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris opens abortion debates by listing counties of women who travelled for abortions The Eighth Debate
From TheJournal.ie My son Joshua was born and died 16 years ago today and we still punish tragedies like his Opinion

My son Joshua was born and died 16 years ago today and we still punish tragedies like his

Gerry Edwards, chairperson of TFMR Ireland, on the pain and courage inherent in using a personal bereavement in a very public battle.

From TheJournal.ie Citizens' Assembly chair says balance 'fundamental' following criticism from anti-abortion groups Eighth Amendment

Citizens' Assembly chair says balance 'fundamental' following criticism from anti-abortion groups

Supreme Court judge Ms Justice Mary Laffoy reaffirmed a commitment to balance.

From TheJournal.ie Pro-life group wants to raise €18,000 to fund Facebook page targeting Irish teens Family And Life

Pro-life group wants to raise €18,000 to fund Facebook page targeting Irish teens

Family and Life’s director David Manly has said there has been increased interest in secondary school presentations by his organisation.

From TheJournal.ie A couple are live-tweeting their trip to the UK for an abortion due to a fatal foetal abnormality Fatal Foetal Abnormality

A couple are live-tweeting their trip to the UK for an abortion due to a fatal foetal abnormality

They say that their child has been diagnosed with Edwards syndrome, which could mean their child will only live for minutes or hours.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Does this pro-life leaflet stand up to scrutiny? Factcheck

FactCheck: Does this pro-life leaflet stand up to scrutiny?

The Life Institute’s Yes to Life pamphlet has been printed 120,000 times. How much truth is in it?

From TheJournal.ie TDs from AAA-PBP wear 'Repeal' sweatshirts in Dáil Abortion

TDs from AAA-PBP wear 'Repeal' sweatshirts in Dáil

The six were shown on Oireachtas cameras wearing the attire during Leaders’ Questions this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: What do HSE guidelines actually say about the effects of abortion? Factcheck

FactCheck: What do HSE guidelines actually say about the effects of abortion?

The Pro Life Campaign’s Sinead Slattery made a bold claim on Tonight With Alison O’Connor this week. Does it hold up?

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ received 10 formal complaints about Sydney Rose's abortion comments Rose Of Tralee

RTÉ received 10 formal complaints about Sydney Rose's abortion comments

Brianna Parkins told Dáithí Ó Sé she would like to see a referendum on abortion.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Who got it right on "abortion up to birth" - Cora Sherlock or Ivana Bacik? Factcheck

FactCheck: Who got it right on "abortion up to birth" - Cora Sherlock or Ivana Bacik?

FactCheck settles a heated dispute about late-term abortions that took place over the airwaves last week.

From TheJournal.ie Daly reads woman's letter: 'My son's ashes will be delivered along with Amazon and eBay purchases' Dáil

Daly reads woman's letter: 'My son's ashes will be delivered along with Amazon and eBay purchases'

“I do not want to terminate my baby’s life but he does not have one.”

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Who got it right in this abortion debate between Ruth Coppinger and Cora Sherlock? Factcheck

FactCheck: Who got it right in this abortion debate between Ruth Coppinger and Cora Sherlock?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck attempts to resolve an argument over abortion facts on Tonight with Vincent Browne last night.

From TheJournal.ie Bill to repeal Eighth Amendment launched as Coppinger says free vote issue is "ludicrous" Abortion Bills

Bill to repeal Eighth Amendment launched as Coppinger says free vote issue is "ludicrous"

The bill will be brought before the Dáil tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie People are divided on the Eighth Amendment, but half want it repealed Opinion Poll

People are divided on the Eighth Amendment, but half want it repealed

Many people are still on the fence about the topic.

From TheJournal.ie A mystery of our time: How do you get a TD to answer a question? Eighth Amendment

A mystery of our time: How do you get a TD to answer a question?

How long is a piece of string?

From TheJournal.ie We asked every TD if they want to repeal the Eighth Amendment - here's what they said Abortion

We asked every TD if they want to repeal the Eighth Amendment - here's what they said

A lot of them don’t want to talk about it.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Did Enda Kenny mislead the Dáil over the Eighth Amendment? Factcheck

FactCheck: Did Enda Kenny mislead the Dáil over the Eighth Amendment?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck looks into the Taoiseach’s controversial claim on a controversial issue, last week.

From TheJournal.ie We've been promised four referendums - but not one on abortion To The Voting Booths

We've been promised four referendums - but not one on abortion

Instead, a ‘Citizens’ Assembly’ will be able to make recommendations to the Dáil on issues like the Eighth Amendment.

From TheJournal.ie Two-week protest on the doorstep of power will aim to push abortion issue Government Buildings

Two-week protest on the doorstep of power will aim to push abortion issue

The campaign supported by Amnesty International is starting today.

From TheJournal.ie 'Unclear' if referendum to repeal Eighth Amendment would pass - Enda Abortion

'Unclear' if referendum to repeal Eighth Amendment would pass - Enda

The Taoiseach said a citizens’ assembly, similar to the Constitutional Convention, will examine the issue within six months if Fine Gael is re-elected.

From TheJournal.ie This new Irish film follows a young couple as they go to England for an abortion TWICE SHY

This new Irish film follows a young couple as they go to England for an abortion

Ardal O’ Hanlon and Pat Shortt are among the cast.

From TheJournal.ie Enda promises action on abortion within six months of re-election Eighth Amendment

Enda promises action on abortion within six months of re-election

However, the Taoiseach would not be drawn on any possible date for a referendum on the matter.

From TheJournal.ie Senator regrets if people were offended by controversial abortion comments Abortion

Senator regrets if people were offended by controversial abortion comments

The Renua senator was responding to criticism of his remarks in the Seanad yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Belfast court rules abortion should be available in cases of rape and fatal foetal abnormality Landmark Ruling

Belfast court rules abortion should be available in cases of rape and fatal foetal abnormality

“It does not protect morals to export the problem to another jurisdiction and then turn a blind eye.”

From TheJournal.ie What to do about abortion? Enda wants the country to get together and talk about it 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.

From TheJournal.ie Leading Irish doctors call for abortion to be decriminalised Pressure

Leading Irish doctors call for abortion to be decriminalised

Some of Ireland’s most prominent doctors are among hundreds of professionals calling for abortion to be legalised.