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#Abortion legislation

From TheJournal.ie 'The law is the law': Rotunda maternity hospital told to offer abortions up to 12 weeks, not 11 Abortion Legislation

'The law is the law': Rotunda maternity hospital told to offer abortions up to 12 weeks, not 11

Last month, it was reported that the Rotunda would not provide abortions for women at more than 11 weeks’ gestation.

11 emotional tweets about this week's historic repealing of the Eighth Amendment

“It’s a moment brought about by a movement in the streets, civil disobedience, and young people and women in particularly fighting for change. Let’s keep it up!”

From TheJournal.ie 'It's very disappointing': Garda probe launched as TD's office covered in urine and anti-abortion graffiti Sligo

'It's very disappointing': Garda probe launched as TD's office covered in urine and anti-abortion graffiti

The incident happened after abortion legislation passed in the Seanad last night.

From TheJournal.ie Safe zone law around GP clinics offering abortions will prohibit photos being taken of women Exclusion Zones

Safe zone law around GP clinics offering abortions will prohibit photos being taken of women

Graphic posters were unfurled outside the Rotunda Hospital this summer were described by the minister as “despicable”.

From TheJournal.ie Abortion legislation to be reviewed in three years time, instead of five Termination Of Pregnancy Bill

Abortion legislation to be reviewed in three years time, instead of five

The proposed legislation allows for the operation of the Act to be reviewed after its commencement next year.

From TheJournal.ie Tóibín says he only learned he had lost Culture Committee chairmanship when he read it online Removed

Tóibín says he only learned he had lost Culture Committee chairmanship when he read it online

Last week, Tóibín was suspended from the party for six months.

From TheJournal.ie TDs want women seeking abortions to be offered ultrasound imaging and heartbeat recording Abortion Legislation

TDs want women seeking abortions to be offered ultrasound imaging and heartbeat recording

A number of TDs have put down amendments ahead of the three-day discussion of the proposed abortion legislation next week.

From TheJournal.ie Nine TDs want law to ensure aborted foetuses are buried or cremated Abortion Legislation

Nine TDs want law to ensure aborted foetuses are buried or cremated

A number of TDs have put down amendments ahead of the three-day discussion of the proposed abortion legislation next week.

From TheJournal.ie 'Disciplinary proceedings' to be initiated against Tóibín for breaking ranks on abortion legislation Termination Of Pregnancy

'Disciplinary proceedings' to be initiated against Tóibín for breaking ranks on abortion legislation

The Termination of Pregnancy Bill passed by 102 votes to 12.

From TheJournal.ie Calls to remove all maternity costs for women as abortion legislation introduced in Dáil Abortion Legislation

Calls to remove all maternity costs for women as abortion legislation introduced in Dáil

Simon Harris told the Dáil that in legislating for abortion services in Ireland, they are ‘making history’.

From TheJournal.ie New abortion guidelines spark condemnation on all sides Pleasing Nobody

New abortion guidelines spark condemnation on all sides

TD Mattie McGrath called them “a butcher’s charter”, but fellow TD Ruth Coppinger said women seeking an abortion shouldn’t have to “run a gauntlet” of doctors and bureaucrats.

From TheJournal.ie Some welcome President passing abortion bill, others not so much Abortion Act

Some welcome President passing abortion bill, others not so much

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore described it as a “key milestone”, while the Pro Life Campaign said it was a “very sad day”.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about the lucky escape for tall ship passengers in Kinsale, Labour’s troubles and the royal baby’s name.

From TheJournal.ie How does Irish abortion law compare to rest of EU? EU-wide Law

How does Irish abortion law compare to rest of EU?

Abortion is only completely banned in Malta of all the 28 states.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil senator: 'I oppose this legislation because it is anti-women' Abortion

Fianna Fáil senator: 'I oppose this legislation because it is anti-women'

Jim Walsh was among those to contribute to the continuing debate on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie 'With a heavy heart': Fine Gael senator confirms she won't support abortion bill Abortion

'With a heavy heart': Fine Gael senator confirms she won't support abortion bill

Fidelma Healy-Eames has confirmed her opposition to the legislation in the Seanad this morning but one Fianna Fáil senator is supporting the bill.

From TheJournal.ie Catch-up: The things you should know about final Dáil abortion vote This Happened

Catch-up: The things you should know about final Dáil abortion vote

A ministerial rebellion and a new minister within hours; anger at criminalisation of and lack of advocacy for women; the Dáil bar can stay open until 5am.

From TheJournal.ie Lucinda Creighton says term limit on abortions "the minimum we can offer" Abortion

Lucinda Creighton says term limit on abortions "the minimum we can offer"

The Minister of State for European Affairs was backed by several TDs in the call for a gestational term limit on abortion in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Inadequate care and monitoring were factors in Savita's death - HSE report Savita

Inadequate care and monitoring were factors in Savita's death - HSE report

The review also calls for greater clarity on options available to doctors in cases of “inevitable miscarriage”.

From TheJournal.ie Catholic TDs "will not be excommunicated" if they vote for abortion legislation Excommunication

Catholic TDs "will not be excommunicated" if they vote for abortion legislation

A senior Vatican official has said that TDs should resign rather than support abortion legislation.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Pro-life Knock vigil for mothers and unborn babies Knock

In pictures: Pro-life Knock vigil for mothers and unborn babies

The Catholic church has strongly criticised the plans and threatened the ex-communication of TDs who voted in favour of the bill.

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet expected to approve draft abortion legislation today Abortion

Cabinet expected to approve draft abortion legislation today

Coalition partners Fine Gael and Labour are due to set out conditions under which abortions can be legally carried out in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Unions call for X Case legislation, say delay is 'absolutely repugnant' Abortion Legislation

Unions call for X Case legislation, say delay is 'absolutely repugnant'

Officials from SIPTU, UNITE and the Women’s Committee of the ICTU presented a statement to Taoiseach Enda Kenny earlier this morning which called for immediate legislation on the issue.

From TheJournal.ie Pro-life campaign dismiss 'sunset clause' in abortion legislation Abortion

Pro-life campaign dismiss 'sunset clause' in abortion legislation

A number of Fine Gael TDs put forward the idea of a ‘sunset clause’, where abortion legislation would be reviewed after a set number of years.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added follow-up to Gangnam Style Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added follow-up to Gangnam Style

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ireland's political system must embrace diversity to foster justice Opinion

Column: Ireland's political system must embrace diversity to foster justice

Paying attention to multiple, often mutually reinforcing disadvantages, can help us understand injustices committed against marginalised members of our society, writes Clara Fischer.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigate threatening letter sent to Archbishop Diarmuid Martin Threat

Gardaí investigate threatening letter sent to Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

The letter warned Dr Martin to be “careful” on the streets because of his views on abortion.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should TDs be given a free vote on abortion legislation? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie HSE says independent expert to be part of investigation into Savita death Savita

HSE says independent expert to be part of investigation into Savita death

The death of Savita Halappanavar has sparked an outcry and led to calls for abortion legislation in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Your nightly news round-up of the day’s biggest stories…