Repeal the 8th
Trust people, not the Dáil, to deliver abortion rights
The Citizens’ Assembly on abortion rights was set up under pressure from the Repeal movement. It surprised the conservative Dail when it recommended that women and pregnant people be trusted - that abortion should be legalised upon request up to 12 weeks; for socio-economic reasons up to 22 weeks; for health; and for fatal foetal abnormality.
A referendum is a real citizens’ assembly
Irish politics this summer has been dominated by the widespread and ever more vocal outcry for Repeal of the 8th Amendment. No matter how much the political establishment tries to hide away from the issue, a powerful campaign for repeal has exploded on to the scene and will not just ebb away.
The Church, the State & the oppression of women
By Emma Quinn In 1922, the Southern Irish State was born into poverty and a backward economy. The…
Momentum for abortion rights grows- Repeal the 8th now!
By Monika Janas The general election has come and gone and the 8th Amendment is still here, in…