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Needs of despairing women ignored – lives will be put at risk

Expert Group recommendations ignored

Commenting on the government’s draft bill on abortion, Clare Daly TD and Joan Collins TD called for changes to deal with shortcomings in the Bill:

Clare Daly said:

Today, May Day, when women have fought for their rights as workers, we are still fighting for our rights as women. I welcome the publication of the government’s proposals for minimal legislation on abortion, but it contains restrictions that will continue to put women’s lives at risk.
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Dáil Work, Health, Leaders Questions, Women's Rights

On May Day Clare questioned the Taoiseach about the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill.

Dáil Work, Health, Leaders Questions, Women's Rights

Clare questions the Government on their intentions to introduce pro-choice legislation in light of the conclusion of the inquest into the death of Savita Halappanavar.