Tag: women’s rights

Brid Smith TD on Joint committee to consider Repeal 8th amendment

Bríd is on the Dáil committee to consider the findings of the Citizen’s Assembley regarding REPEAL 8TH AMENDMENT. Dr Anthony McCarthy, a very clear and experienced psychiatrist working in maternity care responded to her questions and showed that the resources

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Brid Smith TD on Dáil cmte re Repeal 8th amendment. 8.11.17 (stats)

I’m on the Dáil committee to consider the findings of the Citizen’s Assembley regarding REPEAL 8TH AMENDMENT. Yesterday, we had the opportunity to ask questions about the statistics available internationally and as far as possible, nationally, which was very helpful.

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Report on Dáil cmmtte re Repealing the 8th amendment

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Bríd speaks at post-demo PBP meeting after March for Choice, Sept 30, 2017

After a wonder March for Choice – the biggest yet – People Before Profit Pro-Choice organised a post-demo meeting in the East Side Tavern on Leeson Street. Bríd’s speech opened the meeting.

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March for Choice Sept 30, 2017.

Tens of thousands marched for a woman’s right to choose. This is a small clip of some of the People Before Profit Pro Choice group

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March for Choice 30.9.17. POWER TO THE PEOPLE!

A great demo of tens of thousands of mostly young people demanding a woman’ right to choose what she does with her own body. Brid was in good voice in this short clip

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Brid Smith TD: demanding justice for women pensioners. Dáil July 5.17

I raised the issue of pension equality today in the Dáil. If the issue is not adequately and speedily addressed, there are many, many women in this country who are prepared to take to the streets and the government knows

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National Maternity Hospital demo called by Parents for Choice

Great demo on Sunday May 8th – proud of our People before Profit contingent on it. Outrageous that the government would even consider giving the nuns, with a disgraced record in caring for women and children, control of our new

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Brid’s amendment to the abortion law: “change the punishment if you won’t scrap the law”

Brid seeks to change the law for procuring an abortion, so that instead of the punishment being 14 years in prison, it becomes €1 fine.

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14 YEARS vs €1 FINE for abortion

  Brid moved a bill today in the Dáil that would change the penalty for abortion. Not many people know that taking the abortion pill or helping someone do so, could incur a 14 year prison sentence. We tried to

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