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Local TD says minority government may not be able to legislate for abortion

Peter BurkeA Shannonside TD believes the current minority government will face huge challenges if it tries to legislate for abortion after a referendum on the 8th amendment. Almost one in five people say they’re more open to the idea of legalising abortion than they were a year ago according to an Irish Times/MRBI poll which shows […]

TD Peter Burke will only support repeal of 8th Amendment if alternative text proposed

Peter BurkeLongford Westmeath TD Peter Burke has admitted he will not support the repeal of the 8th Amendment unless it is replaced by other legislation which gives rights to the unborn. The cabinet is to meet on Monday of next week when it is understood a draft of the proposed text of any referendum on repealing […]

56 percent of people in favour of repealing 8th Amendment – Irish Times Poll

vote-201756 percent of people now favour abortion without restriction up to 12 weeks into pregnancy. An Irish Times/MRBI poll out today says 29 per cent are against repealing the 8th. The poll suggests there’s a clear majority of people in favour of repeal, with an almost 2-1 lead when undecided voters are discounted Support for […]

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