Latest: Sinn Féin vote against allowing 'conscience vote' on issue of abortion
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Sinn Féin have voted not to allow a 'conscience vote' on the issue of abortion.
Following a passionate, hour-long debate the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis passed a motion backing the repeal of the Eighth Amendment and supporting abortion in cases where pregnancy poses a risk to maternal health, including mental health.
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Sinn Féin to settle party policy on abortion at ardfheis
Leader Gerry Adams says his personal view is that it should be a woman’s right to choose
Nov 6, 2017
Fiach Kelly, Amanda Ferguson
Sinn Féin’s executive body is to table a motion at the party ardfheis later this month recommitting to a policy of allowing abortion in the case of rape, incest and fatal foetal abnormality ahead of next year’s referendum.
It is expected to be one of a number of motions on abortion at the event in Dublin’s RDS, and whatever is decided will settle party policy ahead of the referendum.
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