Tag Archives: Civil Rights

Challenging Conversations

Ireland has been criticised for having one of the world’s most restrictive abortion laws because it jeopardises women’s health and lives subjecting them to cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment with a disproportionate impact on poor women, adolescents, asylum seekers, and those with disabilities or those … Continue reading

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Marriage Equality Referendum is, in fact, about Marriage Equality

I am delighted that numerous independent experts have clarified that the Marriage Equality Referendum is, in fact, about Marriage Equality. I am delighted that Adoption Authority Chief Geoffrey Shannon has stated categorically that the adoption process will not change as … Continue reading

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Your Opinion Matters but only Your Vote Counts

Freedom of speech is protected by Article 40.6.1 of the Irish constitution. This means that Irish citizens have the right to express freely their “convictions and opinions.” In the context of the forthcoming referendum on Marriage Equality numerous opinions have … Continue reading

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