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From TheJournal.ie GP who supports No vote rejects Coveney claim that 'there will be no abortion clinics in Ireland' Abortion Laws

GP who supports No vote rejects Coveney claim that 'there will be no abortion clinics in Ireland'

The Tánaiste asserted in an op-ed that “there will be no abortion clinics in Ireland”.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what the legislation could look like if the Eighth is repealed Abortion Laws

Here's what the legislation could look like if the Eighth is repealed

Minister Simon Harris is set to bring the general scheme of legislation to Cabinet tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Eighth Amendment committee to vote on repealing the Eighth today Abortion Laws

Eighth Amendment committee to vote on repealing the Eighth today

After the vote, the committee will begin drafting a report on its recommendations.

From TheJournal.ie "They’re not being listened to but they’re on the streets protesting as well" Abortion Laws

"They’re not being listened to but they’re on the streets protesting as well"

The Irish and Polish pro-choice movements are not that different.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil doesn't want to repeal the 8th Amendment Complex Issue

Fianna Fáil doesn't want to repeal the 8th Amendment

Micheál Martin didn’t respond to our survey, while others had an identical reply.

From TheJournal.ie Labour and Sinn Féin want to repeal the 8th, but not everyone is on the same page Abortion Laws

Labour and Sinn Féin want to repeal the 8th, but not everyone is on the same page

Will people lose the party whip over the highly emotive issue?

From TheJournal.ie National Women's Council calls State refusal of abortion to woman 'barbaric' Abortion Laws

National Women's Council calls State refusal of abortion to woman 'barbaric'

The Sunday Independent reports that the woman said she was suicidal.

From TheJournal.ie Northern Ireland's justice minister calls for consultation on changing abortion laws Fatal Foetal Abnormality

Northern Ireland's justice minister calls for consultation on changing abortion laws

David Ford said he wants a public consultation into changing abortion laws to allow women carrying babies with fatal foetal abnormalities to have a termination.

From TheJournal.ie Police investigate as woman dies after travelling to UK for abortion Abortion

Police investigate as woman dies after travelling to UK for abortion

The 32-year-old woman suffered complications in a taxi after the procedure and died in a London hospital shortly afterwards.

From TheJournal.ie Human Rights Commission to submit review of abortion report to Government Abortion

Human Rights Commission to submit review of abortion report to Government

The commission will review the Expert Group report and engage with the Committee of the Council of Europe on the issue.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's abortion laws under UN spotlight Abortion

Ireland's abortion laws under UN spotlight

The laws will be looked at during Ireland’s first United Nations universal periodic review, where the country’s human rights record will be assessed.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Abortion is a reality in Ireland – now we need to legislate for it Opinion

Column: Abortion is a reality in Ireland – now we need to legislate for it

Senator Ivana Bacik and her student union colleagues were threatened with jail in 1989 for giving out information on abortion. She argues that public opinion has turned and that the Government must confront reality.

From TheJournal.ie Over 4,400 Irish women travelled to England and Wales for abortions in 2010 Abortion

Over 4,400 Irish women travelled to England and Wales for abortions in 2010

New statistics from UK Department of Health show that 12 Irish women a day sought terminations. The European Court of Human Rights ruled last December that the country’s regulation breached a woman’s rights.