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Brid wins appeal for added Dail sitting to get early referendum plans over the line

Today in the Dail Brid made an appeal that they would sit on Friday in order to make sure the procedure to ensure a May referendum on the Eigth amendment would not be delayed. Leo agreed.

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Bríd Smith welcomes announcement of May referendum

Press Release- Bríd Smith TD, People Before Profit    29/01/2018 Bríd Smith welcomes announcement of May referendum Calls on people to get active to win the vote to repeal Deputy Bríd Smith has welcomed the announcement of a May referendum

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Government should not hide behind Attorney General to overrule the Dáil committee on Eighth Amendment

Brid Smith calls for simple repeal   Press Release- Bríd Smith TD, People Before Profit 29/01/2018 Bríd Smith has urged the Cabinet to set a date in May for a simple referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment from the constitution. Citing recent

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Bríd Smith welcomes latest opinion poll on abortion and calls for repeal

Press Release- Bríd Smith TD, People Before Profit 26/01/2018 Bríd Smith welcomes latest opinion poll on abortion and calls for repeal Bríd Smith, the People Before Profit TD for Dublin South Central, has welcomed the latest Irish Times/MRBI poll which indicates

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Bríd Smith calls out anti-abortion campaign for working with Trump supporters

Press Release- Bríd Smith TD, People Before Profit.  25/01/2018 Bríd Smith calls out anti-abortion campaign for working with Trump supporters Brid Smith, the People Before Profit TD has expressed concern at the intervention of well-funded, foreign, right-wing campaigners in the coming

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‘Pro-Life’ shows its true colours

Press Release- Bríd Smith TD, People Before Profit 23/01/2018 Involvement of right wing propaganda agency linked to alt-right, hard-line brexiteers and Trump campaign shows the true nature of the pro-life movement, says Bríd Smith People Before Profit TD, Bríd Smith,

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Late Debate, RTE radio 1, 23.1.18. Bríd speaks on Repealing the 8th amendment

I was on the late debate on RTE radio on Tues, with John Paul Phelan FG, James Lawless FF and Joan Burton, Labour , for my sins. I spoke about Repeal and tried to get the promise of an early

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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 tells Varadkar: “WOMEN HAVE WAITED LONG ENOUGH”

WOMEN HAVE WAITED LONG ENOUGH! Varadkar wants to drag out the ‘debate’ about the referendum by messing with the order of business. We don’t want any more delays – WE WANT A REFERENDUM IN MAY. We had to make this

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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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