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Bríd debates Repeal as a member of the Dáil committee on Eigth Amendment

“By protecting the 8th you are not protecting the ‘unborn’- you are protecting Ireland’s dark history!” Powerful speech from our TD Bríd Smith in the Dáil last night during the debate on the 8th committee.

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Bríd Smith calls on the Taoiseach not to backslide or delay Eighth Amendment Referendum

Press Release- Bríd Smith TD, People Before Profit  16/01/2018 People Before Profit TD, Bríd Smith, has raised concerns about the decision to extend the time for Dáil statements on the Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment report and suggestions from the

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People Before Profit TD welcomes the Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment Report

Report is a huge step forward for the Repeal movement People Before Profit TD, Bríd Smith, has welcomed the report by the Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment. The TD for Dublin South Central said that the report outlining recommendations

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Brid Smith TD on the outcome of the Joint Cmte on 8th Amendment

Discussing the outcome of the Joint committee’s vote on Citizen Assembly’s recommendations. A new day is dawning…

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Brid Smith TD & Taoiseach Leo Varadkar on date for Repeal referendum

REFERENDUM FOR MAY – That’s what we have to hold Leo and FF to. Yesterday in the Dáil I asked him when, and May is what he said his preference was for, but because FG don’t have the majority they

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Tomorrow’s 8th amendment committee will be a historic chance to end 33 years of state oppression of woman says Brid Smith TD

People Before Profit TD and member of the Dáil committee on the 8th amendment has said that tomorrow’s meeting which will vote on a range of issues is a historic opportunity to end the constitutional clause which has brought untold suffering to women.

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Brid Smith TD welcomes the latest Irish Times Ipsos MRBI poll on Repeal 8th Referendum

Three Fianna Fail committee members indicate support for legal abortion up to 12 weeks gestation, without restriction. People Before Profit TD Brid Smith is a member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment and spoke today about the

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Bríd Smith TD on Oireachteas committee on 8th Amendment. 6.12.17

The Joint Committee on #repealthe8th is finishing up its work. Those of us on the committee were asked to sum up our views having listened to testimonies from a series of expert witnesses over the last number of weeks. This

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Brid Smith TD Joint cmte on 8th. re report due 29.11.17

brief discussionregarding how early we can complete our report and recommendations. Important because we need an early referendum so that students, leaving the country in Summer for work, aren’t disenfranchised.

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Brid Smith TD on Joint cmte for 8th amendment. Fetal Health expert. 29.11.17

Very informative session on a difficult topic

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