How Britain’s abortion law operates


Our new briefing paper looks at the operation of Britain’s abortion law, including the prevalence and the grounds for abortion.…

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By Dr Angelo Bottone

The issue of illegal abortion pills was raised a number of times in recent debates following the publication of the Report of the Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution. How spread is this phenomenon? Even if some...

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A debate is taking place in the Dail today and tomorrow over the issue of abortion. Here are some points TDs should keep in mind as the debate begins. The real issue is repeal of the 8th amendment. Any legislation...

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In his Irish Times column this week, Fintan O’Toole expresses the opinion that there is an inconsistency between Church-run schools prioritising children of their own faith in the event of overcrowding, but not doing so when Church-run hospitals are overcrowded....

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Is it acceptable for an EU Commissioner, in an interview with an Irish newspaper, to give public backing to abortion with a referendum looming and given that the issue does not fall within the jurisdiction of the EU? Well, if...

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By David Mullins   All kinds of restrictions are placed on the kinds of experiments that can be conducted on animals, but the proposed Assisted Human Reproduction Act 2017 does not do the same for human embryos. Surely this would...

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The hopes of stay-at-home parents to get the support and recognition they deserve were again dashed as new Fine Gael childcare proposals aim to help working parents who employ childminders, but not parents who give up work to mind their...

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In The News

Pro-life Campaign condemns Minister Harris’ ‘divisive and mean-spirited’ speech


The Pro Life Campaign has described as “deeply divisive and mean-spirited” the Minister for Health’s speech in the Dáil yesterday evening on the recommendations of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on…

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Introducing The Iona Institute

Our new, 80-second video explains who we are, what we do, and the principles that we stand for. We invite…

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