Will the law on abortion information be changed after repeal?

Yes.

The Government’s proposed new law will repeal the Regulation of Information (Services Outside the State for Termination of Pregnancies) Act 1995, and key provisions in the Censorship Acts of 1929 and 1946. Under these laws information about abortion is censored and heavily regulated.Read More »

Why is a referendum on the 8th Amendment required?

Article 40.3.3 of the Constitution (‘the 8th Amendment’) makes it impossible for any new law to be introduced that would make abortion available in Ireland except where a woman’s life is at risk. Legal change requires constitutional change. This can only be done by a referendum. Read More »