Posts Tagged ‘Eighth Amendment’

Irish people vote Yes – abortion laws changing

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Irish people voted on Friday to ditch the country’s strict abortion laws. The landslide result overwhelmingly supported repealing the 1983 constitutional ban on abortions. The referendum results showed that among 2.1 million votes cast, 1.4 million were in favour of repealing the Constitution’s Eighth Amendment. The Amendment says a mother and unborn child have an Read more

Irish voters should reject abortion says former PM

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Ireland’s former Prime Minister, John Bruton, says Irish voters should reject the repeal of the Eighth Amendment which protects the unborn. He says Ireland should be “proud” that it protects the unborn in its constitution. Read more Related Posts:New law bars abortions of unborn diagnosed with disabilityIrish women benefit from a wait time before abortionsIreland: Read more

Criminal investigation into Amnesty Ireland illegal abortion cash

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Amnesty International Ireland is likely to face a criminal investigation over money donated by a fund backed by George Soros. The money was donated to help Amnesty’s “My Body My Rights” campaign to overturn the Eighth Amendment that protects the unborn child’s right to life. Ireland’s Standards in Public Office Commission (Sipo) has ordered Amnesty Read more