Bríd Smith calls for repeal of 8th Amendment and legislation for woman’s right to choose
Call comes as Ireland to be questioned at UN over human rights record
People Before Profit TD, Bríd Smith, has called for Ireland to initiate a referendum to repeal the 8th Amendment and to legislate for a woman’s right to choose. Ireland is a country with the most draconian legislation in regards to women’s reproductive rights.
Ireland remains a deeply unequal society for women
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Radical Alternatives & Real Equality
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Common Principles: Radical Alternatives & Real Equality
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Share the Wealth: An Alternative Vision for Ireland
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Arts – Childcare – Disability – Drugs – Economic Policy Summary – Education – Employment and Labour Rights – Environment – Foreign Policy Health – Housing – Irish Language – Land Use and Food – Law – LBGT Rights – Natural Resources – Political Reform
Racism – Water – Woman’s Right to Choose – Youth Equality
By Richard Boyd Barrett
Despite government parties’ claims of economic recovery, Ireland remains a deeply unequal society. Government growth projections and claims of economic stability lack all credibility in the face of the evidence that another global economic down-turn is looming.
People Before Profit Policy on Abortion
People Before Profit:
- supports the repeal of the 8th amendment to the Constitution.
- supports a woman’s right to make her own decisions regarding reproduction, including the right to free, safe, and legal abortion
- will continue to campaign for proper supports and equality for families and children.