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Bus 4 Repeal

Bus 4 Repeal From 6-8 March, ROSA will be on a bus around the country, campaigning for repeal of the 8th amendment. While the Citizen’s Assembly continues to debate our bodily autonomy 3 people in Ireland order pills from Women on Web. Women can’t wait, Repeal the 8th. Ways that you can help: – come on the bus for all or part of the journey (apply by getting in touch) – organise a fundraiser – join the rallies to greet the bus in your city or college – contact ROSA for help to organise a …

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One year after Savita’s death – real change not delivered

A year has passed since the tragic death of Savita Halappanavar. Last November saw over two thousand people take to the streets of Dublin to express their sorrow as well as their outrage that in 2012 a young woman could effectively be left to suffer and die in pain rather than be granted a termination of pregnancy that could have potentially saved her life. Savita’s death sparked widespread anger amongst ordinary people and an outcry for change, putting the issue of women’s reproduction rights into the spotlight and forcing the discussion back to the forefront …

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Repeal the Eighth Amendment

Savita Protest Picture

This Saturday will see the second annual March for Choice. Mass mobilisation is crucial to ensure the government’s attempt to wash its hands of the abortion issue, following the passing of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act, will not be tolerated and, in particular, that the betrayal of the Labour Party in its support of a bill that criminalises women and ignored the issues of foetal abnormalities, rape, incest and inevitable miscarriages will not be overlooked. Their cowardly attempt to draw a line under the issue was made clear by Minister Pat Rabbite when he …

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X is Not Enough, Fight for Repeal Abortion Rights now

Savita Pro Choice Protest

For the first time ever, an Irish government has been forced to consider abortion legislation – a historic step – but under the severe restrictions of the Constitution. The legislation would Include abortion where a woman’s life is at immediate risk, but possibly narrowing the threat of suicide as grounds to only include women who can prove definite suicide intent. It will still possibly exclude women with fatal foetal conditions. It would definitely exclude victims of rape and incest and women with medical conditions whose health is endangered by pregnancy. The tragic Death of Savita …

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