Ireland – Abortion will be won 60-40, says minister; Save the 8th begins ’12 weeks’ campaign

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Abortion will be won 60-40, says minister; Save the 8th begins '12 weeks' campaign

Monday, April 16, 2018
By Elaine Loughlin, Political Correspondent

The referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment will be won 60% to 40%, Minister Finian McGrath.

Speaking at an Inclusion Ireland event this morning, the Disabilities Minister said he is now "fairly confident" the abortion referendum will pass, but said there is no room for complacency.

Mr McGrath said: "I believe it will be 60 - 40. I know from my own constituency Dublin Bay North, that would be the kind of view that I am getting.

Continued: https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/abortion-will-be-won-60-40-says-minister-837576.html

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Ireland – Abortion a ‘right’ for those with intellectual disability

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Abortion a 'right' for those with intellectual disability

Shona Murray
April 14 2018

Access to abortion services is a "key right" for people with intellectual disabilities, according to the National Association for People with an Intellectual Disability.

Inclusion Ireland is taking an official position in support of a repeal of the Eighth Amendment, and will campaign thus.

Continued: https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/politics/abortion-a-right-for-those-with-intellectual-disability-36805729.html

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