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Exclusion zones must be created around hospitals, healthcare centres, and GP practices to ensure every patient can approach and enter a premises to access healthcare "without fear".
Despite abortion now being legal in the Republic of Ireland, the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018 means many people will still have to travel to Britain to access abortion care.This is the view of Galway Pro-Choice, which has noted that if a pregnancy exceeds 12 weeks (10 weeks gestation) and there is no risk to the life, or of serious harm to the health, of the pregnant person, an abortion will not currently be permitted.
Proposed abortion legislation will 'roll back what the Irish people voted for' warn Galway Pro Choice
While the Eight Amendment has now been removed from the Constitution, the current draft legislation to provide for termination of pregnancies in the State, is "not capable of guaranteeing universal access to abortion services", according to Galway Pro Choice.
Tomorrow Friday (May 25) the Irish people will vote in the mosti mportant referendum in a generation.
Abortion can be a very difficult issue to discuss, and we all have a responsibility to be sensitive in the language we use in this debate, so as not to add to the pain which many have experienced.
On Monday the Minister for Health Simon Harris reaffirmed that the penalty for taking abortion pills will remain at 14 years' imprisonment unless there is a Yes vote in tomorrow's referendum on the Eighth Amendment.
On May 25 we will be asked to completely remove the right to life of babies in the womb from the Irish Constitution. Why? To allow the Government to introduce abortion on demand into Irish hospitals and GP clinics. The Government want to legalise unrestricted abortion in the first three months of pregnancy and abortion up to six months on grounds including “mental health”, which in Britain means abortion on demand. Abortion will be allowed up to birth if the baby has a life limiting condition.
No parent should have to say “goodbye” to their baby before they get the opportunity to say “hello.”