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#Eighth Amendment

From TheJournal.ie People 'remember' false stories after reading fake news, says new study of abortion vote FAKE NEWS

People 'remember' false stories after reading fake news, says new study of abortion vote

The study was carried out by UCC in the weeks leading up to the referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Together for Yes activists named on Time magazine's top 100 list of most influential people Icons

Together for Yes activists named on Time magazine's top 100 list of most influential people

Grainne Griffin, Ailbhe Smyth and Orla O’Connor were named in the ‘Icons’ section of the list.

From TheJournal.ie Can Northern Irish women access abortion services here for free? The government is finding out Attorney General

Can Northern Irish women access abortion services here for free? The government is finding out

Women in Northern Ireland can access abortion services here, but it will cost them €450, the Dáil was told yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Harris lobbied by pharmacists' group and pharma company on free contraception Health Minister

Harris lobbied by pharmacists' group and pharma company on free contraception

The Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment recommended free contraception for all women.

From TheJournal.ie Nuns withdraw offer of venue for Minister's speech after threats of protest Josepha Madigan

Nuns withdraw offer of venue for Minister's speech after threats of protest

Many of those protesting referring to her support for the Repeal campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Coombe hospital denies board intervened to refuse abortion for woman with a fatal foetal diagnosis Abortion

Coombe hospital denies board intervened to refuse abortion for woman with a fatal foetal diagnosis

Earlier Ruth Coppinger told the Dáil that two doctors confirmed it was a fatal foetal abnormality, but the board refused the abortion.

From TheJournal.ie Timeline: The history of abortion in Ireland Eighth Amendment

Timeline: The history of abortion in Ireland

Ireland voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment in May of this year.

From TheJournal.ie 'You want the Eighth repealed because of Brexit': Letters sent to Varadkar about abortion referendum Abortion

'You want the Eighth repealed because of Brexit': Letters sent to Varadkar about abortion referendum

This year the country voted by 66.4% to 33.6% to repeal the Eighth Amendment.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar says his 2018 low point was the government's handling of the CervicalCheck scandal Highs And Lows

Leo Varadkar says his 2018 low point was the government's handling of the CervicalCheck scandal

Varadkar said he regrets he was so misinformed and the government didn’t make ‘better decisions’.

From TheJournal.ie Abortion services made legal in Ireland as Michael D Higgins signs Bill into law Free Safe Legal

Abortion services made legal in Ireland as Michael D Higgins signs Bill into law

Hospitals will provide the services in 2019.

From TheJournal.ie Guidelines published for GPs who will provide abortion services Termination

Guidelines published for GPs who will provide abortion services

Services are expected to begin from 1 January.

From TheJournal.ie 'A genuinely historic moment': Abortion legislation passes through the Seanad Eighth Amendment

'A genuinely historic moment': Abortion legislation passes through the Seanad

The legislation will now be signed into law by President Michael D Higgins.

From TheJournal.ie Rise of 'tough guy' world leaders 'mirrors the rise of fascism in the 1930s' Rights Today

Rise of 'tough guy' world leaders 'mirrors the rise of fascism in the 1930s'

A new report said some leaders are using “bully tactics” to “demonise and persecute” vulnerable people.

Fill me in - What does the new abortion legislation say?

Referendum fatigue since May 25th has made it hard to keep up.

From TheJournal.ie The legislation legalising abortion in Ireland has been passed by the Dáil Eighth Amendment

The legislation legalising abortion in Ireland has been passed by the Dáil

This means that it is on track for new legislation regulating termination of pregnancy to be introduced in Ireland in the new year.

From TheJournal.ie Social media ad regulations should be drawn up for future referendums, Commission says Abortion Vote

Social media ad regulations should be drawn up for future referendums, Commission says

The Referendum Commission says new regulations should be drawn up by government.

From TheJournal.ie Harris says abortion legislation doesn't mention the word 'abortion' for legal reasons Health Committee

Harris says abortion legislation doesn't mention the word 'abortion' for legal reasons

The Health Minister also said he wants the Bill to be inclusive of members of the trans community.

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 'The deepest respect': Emma Watson pays tribute to Savita Halappanavar Eighth Amendment

'The deepest respect': Emma Watson pays tribute to Savita Halappanavar

She paid tribute to her in a letter published in Porter magazine.

From TheJournal.ie Large crowds as March for Choice takes place in Dublin Abortion Rights Campaign

Large crowds as March for Choice takes place in Dublin

This was the seventh annual March for Choice and the first since the Eighth Amendment was removed from the Constitution.

From TheJournal.ie OPINION: "We're at the end of the beginning of this campaign" TD Clare Daly on March for Choice 2018 Opinion This post contains videos

OPINION: "We're at the end of the beginning of this campaign" TD Clare Daly on March for Choice 2018

Clare Daly of Independents 4 Change tells us why the March for Choice is just as important after the repealing of the Eighth Amendment.

From TheJournal.ie TDs considering change of plan for proposed three-day wait period for abortions Terminations

TDs considering change of plan for proposed three-day wait period for abortions

Dr Peter Boylan told an Oireachtas Committee that there is ‘no evidence’ for the wait time.

From TheJournal.ie Eighth Amendment repealed as President signs referendum bill into law It's Gone

Eighth Amendment repealed as President signs referendum bill into law

It will now allow the government to legislate for abortion, which is expected to be enacted by 2019 at the latest.

From TheJournal.ie One year on: Advice given to FF on their abortion referendum position was ignored - but will they learn from it? Fianna Fail Think-in

One year on: Advice given to FF on their abortion referendum position was ignored - but will they learn from it?

The professor who warned the party that its stance in the referendum could put it on the wrong side of history addressed think-in this week.

From TheJournal.ie Sipo's order that Amnesty should return €137,000 grant is quashed after High Court appeal Funding

Sipo's order that Amnesty should return €137,000 grant is quashed after High Court appeal

The donation was for Amnesty’s ‘My Body, My Rights’ campaign which sought a referendum on the Eighth Amendment.

From TheJournal.ie Watchdog fears foreign ads could influence Irish referendums and elections Foreign Ads

Watchdog fears foreign ads could influence Irish referendums and elections

The Standards in Public Office said it is concerned about political interference from organisations outside of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 170 Irish and UK politicians sign letter calling for change to the North's abortion laws The North Is Next

170 Irish and UK politicians sign letter calling for change to the North's abortion laws

Northern Ireland has been without a government for over a year and a half – so Westminster and Dublin are being asked to introduce new abortion laws.

From TheJournal.ie 'It is not a tool for a disappointed voter': Court dismisses bid to challenge abortion referendum Yes Vote

'It is not a tool for a disappointed voter': Court dismisses bid to challenge abortion referendum

That is not the end of the matter, however, as the issue has been taken to the Court of Appeal.

From TheJournal.ie 15 legal abortions were carried out in Ireland last year Terminations

15 legal abortions were carried out in Ireland last year

This is a drop from 25 legally-permitted abortions being carried out last year.

From TheJournal.ie Statements by Varadkar and Harris 'misled' abortion referendum voters, High Court told Eighth Amendment

Statements by Varadkar and Harris 'misled' abortion referendum voters, High Court told

The High Court also heard that the Referendum Commission “omitted objective statements” on Eighth Amendment referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Tóibín concedes he may not be able to run under Sinn Féin banner at next election Abortion Stance

Tóibín concedes he may not be able to run under Sinn Féin banner at next election

He also confirmed that he won’t be resigning from the party.

From TheJournal.ie Carol Nolan TD leaves Sinn Féin after being suspended for voting against abortion referendum Not Returning

Carol Nolan TD leaves Sinn Féin after being suspended for voting against abortion referendum

Sinn Féin Whip Aengus Ó Snodaigh told Nolan that she had been suspended for a period of three months on 21 March.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou McDonald looks towards government as Sinn Féin votes to change stance on abortion Ard Fheis This post contains videos

Mary Lou McDonald looks towards government as Sinn Féin votes to change stance on abortion

Party policy is now in favour of abortion on request.

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis compares abortion to Nazi crimes 'but with white gloves' Eighth Amendment

Pope Francis compares abortion to Nazi crimes 'but with white gloves'

The Pope is due to visit Ireland in August, just months after Ireland voted in favour of liberalising its abortion laws.

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

Poll: Should politicians be allowed a free vote on upcoming abortion legislation?

Sinn Féin members will vote on a motion that will allow members to vote in accordance with their conscience today.

From TheJournal.ie Abortion legislation won't be brought to the Dáil until the autumn Court Challenges

Abortion legislation won't be brought to the Dáil until the autumn

Simon Harris says that a number of court challenges are delaying the process.

From TheJournal.ie A petition to 'abolish abortion' in Ireland will be discussed in the Oireachtas Petitions Committee

A petition to 'abolish abortion' in Ireland will be discussed in the Oireachtas

It is one of three petitions up for discussions.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris: Stance of GP group 'flies in the face of care and compassion' Abortion Services

Simon Harris: Stance of GP group 'flies in the face of care and compassion'

The NAGP has insisted onward referral of a patient should not be compulsory.

From TheJournal.ie 'We need an accessible service': Cork doctors set up group to ensure abortion provision for all communities Doctors For Choice

'We need an accessible service': Cork doctors set up group to ensure abortion provision for all communities

Dr Mary Favier said that she expects groups like the one in Cork to be operating around the country.

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