Tag: Repeal the 8th

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 & 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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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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Brid Smith TD on Joint cmte for 8th amendment. Sex ed discussion.29.11.17

The role of sex education is important in avoiding unwanted pregnancy. Attempts to separate the Catholic ethos and its affect on what the kids actually learn was difficult to tease out with Dept of Ed.

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Brid Smith TD and BPAS on Oireachteas committe on Repeal of 8th. 22.11.17

In the Oireachteas Joint Committe on the question of Repeal of the 8th, I put questions to the PBAS representative today, 22.11.17

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Bríd Smith TD and IFPA on Joint Committee for Repeal 8th amendment

I sit on the Joint committee for Repeal of the 8th amendment. Dr Caitriona Henchion, from the IFPA was like a breath of fresh air. It was very helpful to put questions to her about the socio-economic factors surrounding abortion

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Bríd Smith TD and CPP on Joint Committee for Repeal 8th amendment 15.11.17

HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF EUROS OF PUBLIC MONEY IS GOING TO ANTI CHOICE ORGANISATIONS. I sit on the Joint committee on Repeal of 8th. Yesterday reps from the Crisis Pregnancy Programme (CPP), a state agency funded through the HSE, attended

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