Parents for Choice #40DaysForChoice campaign

Parents for Choice #40DaysForChoice campaign

Pledge a Picketer! A Dublin family planning clinic is the target of anti-choice protests as part of the international ’40 Days for Life’ campaign. This campaign is run by a US group which pickets Planned Parenthood clinics and now has widened the net to include...
Consent in the context of the 8th Amendment

Consent in the context of the 8th Amendment

  The National Maternity Strategy was launched this week to great celebration among those with an interest in the maternity services, and rightly so. When implemented, it will offer a lot more choice to birthing women than currently available, including home...
After the 8th – For our Daughters and Ourselves

After the 8th – For our Daughters and Ourselves

After the 8th – for our daughters and ourselves A reaction to the Labour Party’s proposed legislation   Yesterday, Labour Women announced the scheme of the legislation that Labour would introduce should a referendum to repeal the 8th be successful. Parents...
The 8th Amendment and Maternity Care

The 8th Amendment and Maternity Care

Article 40.3.3, the 8th Amendment to the Irish Constitution, was introduced in 1983 and equates the life of a pregnant woman with the life of the embryo/foetus. This means that abortion services are unavailable even in the case of fatal foetal abnormalities or when a...

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