Tag: #Repeal8th

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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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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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 experts from Holland at Joint cmte re the 8th amendment 23.11.17

On Joint committee for 8th Amendment today, we heard from a very senior obstetrician from the Netherlands; how refreshing to hear woman-centred services described and a practical, modern attitude to healthcare, free from the ideological baggage of the Dark Ages.

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Bríd on Joint cmte on 8th amendment with 1MoreDay. 22.11.17

One Day More, claiming charitable status (sort of), ‘support’ pregnant women with serious fetal abnormalities. Their ethos is anti choice. Their representative at the committee mtg, Ms McDermot, a solicitor herself, says they never complained doctors they claim were abusive

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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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Report on Dáil cmmtte re Repealing the 8th amendment

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