Tag: women’s rights

Bríd Smith TD questions Minister Harris on National Maternity Hospital plan

Dec 5th – Brid seeks clarity but gets none on the fate of the NMH

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Bríd Smith TD gets committment from Minister Harris re conscientious objection

Tonight 5.12.18 Minister Harris gave a committment to Deputy Brid Smith TD that no institution, including the new National Maternity Hospital can conscientiously object to providing abortion services  

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Brid speaks at #thisisnotconsent Rally in solidarity with rape victim

In response to the outrageous conduct of a rape trial in Cork, where the victim’s underwear was presented as evidence of consent, a lunchtime rally was held at the Spire in Dublin, in solidarity with the victim. Other cities also

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Bríd Smith TD debating on the Abortion Committee 6.11.18

The committe stage, where we debate amendments to the proposed abortion legislation, is frustrating to say the least. Anti abortionists want to rehash the argument (that they spectacularly lost 2:1 in May). But its also frustrating when some amendments are

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March for Choice Sept 29, 2018

Proud to march with great young PBP comrades on the March for Choice yesterday. True, we won the referendum, but we have to make sure there is no foot-dragging, no short-changing of rights hard won. That’s why we marched.  

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Brid Smith TD discusses Abortion Guidelines at Dáil committee

We won repeal; but the battle isnt over; We need the legislation to give real access to abortion services for all women and that means we need thousands on the streets on Sept 29th ,2pm at Parnell Sq for the

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Bríd debates ‘conscientious objection’ for anti-choice doctors on TV3

Déja vu or what!! There I was on telly this morning, God love me, with Cora Sherlock, anti-Choicer, from the Repeal campaign. They act like our votes didn’t matter! What part ‘YOU LOST’ don’t they understand? But very nastily, they

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Bríd speaking at final rally for solidarity with Belfast rape victim

The magnificent #Iblieveher demo on 31st March 2018, ended at the Dept of Justice, Stephens Green. Bríd was one of the speakers at the final rally.

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Brid Smith TD: A plea on International Women’s Day for Magdalene survivors

Forgive my breathlessness on this clip – I had been questioning issues related to Jobpath in the committee rooms – some way away from the Dáil chamber when my turn came to speak – so I ran because this is

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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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