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#8th amendment

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Ireland's law on abortion is a shambles entirely of the State’s creation Pregnancy

Opinion: Ireland's law on abortion is a shambles entirely of the State’s creation

The case of Ms Y highlights the cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment girls and women are subjected to because of Ireland’s abortion laws.

From TheJournal.ie Socialist TDs call for 'medieval' 8th Amendment to be removed from Constitution 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.

From TheJournal.ie The majority of people want a referendum on the 8th Amendment Abortion

The majority of people want a referendum on the 8th Amendment

… but one quarter of people don’t know.

From TheJournal.ie It looks like Labour's next manifesto will commit to widening Ireland's abortion laws Abortion

It looks like Labour's next manifesto will commit to widening Ireland's abortion laws

The Tánaiste is also in favour of repealing the 8th Amendment.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for independent inquiry into "Ms Y" abortion case 8th Amendment

Calls for independent inquiry into "Ms Y" abortion case

The HSE is running its own inquiry, but some want it to be independent.

From TheJournal.ie Large-scale pro-choice rally planned for Dublin this afternoon Abortion

Large-scale pro-choice rally planned for Dublin this afternoon

Around two thousand people attended a similar rally on Wednesday, while pro-life groups also took part in a vigil at Leinster House last night.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should we have a referendum on the 8th Amendment? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we have a referendum on the 8th Amendment?

Recent events have brought abortion back into the national debate.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of protesters turn out in Dublin over Ireland's abortion laws 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”.

From TheJournal.ie No one in this government wants to deal with the abortion issue again. Here's why... No More To Do

No one in this government wants to deal with the abortion issue again. Here's why...

Analysis: The government legislated for abortion last summer and is highly unlikely to touch the issue again in its current lifetime.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland in the international headlines again after rape victim is denied abortion Ireland And Women

Ireland in the international headlines again after rape victim is denied abortion

The issue has also started gathering much attention across the world.

From TheJournal.ie These Labour TDs and Senators think we should have another abortion referendum 8th Amendment

These Labour TDs and Senators think we should have another abortion referendum

There are growing calls for repeal of the 8th Amendment.

From TheJournal.ie HSE orders a report into care given to rape victim denied an abortion Women And Ireland

HSE orders a report into care given to rape victim denied an abortion

The agency says it hopes the report will “end any inaccurate commentary surrounding this matter currently”.

From TheJournal.ie Check out this abortion debate between William Binchy and Mary Robinson in 1983 Flashback This post contains videos

Check out this abortion debate between William Binchy and Mary Robinson in 1983

The controversial 8th Amendment has just been passed and two heavyweights from the pro-choice and pro-life sides go head-to-head.

From TheJournal.ie This Labour minister wants an abortion referendum... but says it can't happen now Abortion

This Labour minister wants an abortion referendum... but says it can't happen now

The call comes after it emerged that a woman was refused an abortion under the new Act.

From TheJournal.ie Campaign to repeal the Eighth Amendment planned for the autumn Abortion

Campaign to repeal the Eighth Amendment planned for the autumn

The constitutional ban on abortion will come under scrutiny in the new Dáil term.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Here's a win for all sides in the abortion debate Opinion

Column: Here's a win for all sides in the abortion debate

The 8th amendment, which protects the right to life of the unborn, is loved and hated in equal measure by both pro-life and pro-choice campaigners, writes Jane Horgan-Jones. It’s time to have a referendum on it.