Articles tagged 8th Amendment

Medical professional revolt anticipated as Ireland prepares to force abortion compliance

June 15, 2018 (Society for the Protection of Unborn Children) – Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has insisted that doctors will be forced to refer women for abortions when legislation is introduced following the repeal of the Eighth Amendment.  The remarks came after the National Association of GPs (NAGP) passed a motion that the body should “advocate for conscientious objection, without obligation to refer”. Motions were also passed to call on the Health minister to ensure an “opt-in” provision for doctors who wish to provide abortion, and for him to confirm that he does not intend to “make a termination of pregnancy service part of […]
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