Abstention: 1 (chair)
Voting by members of the Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution for ‘repeal simplictiter’, Article 40.3.3 to be repealed from the Constitution and the houses Oireachtas be given the power to legislate.
Pic via Sean Defoe
#8Committee @mattiemcgrathtd proposing a motion that abortion on suicide grounds be banned. Ronan Mullen suggesting that women use suicidality as way of getting their demands. Such distrust of women. Motion rejected 17-3.
— Tipperary for Choice (@TippforChoice) December 13, 2017
Senator Catherine Noone
FF’s Lisa Chambers also wants legislation published in tandem.
I4C’s Clare Daly wants repeal simpliciter.
SD’s Catherine Murphy says legislation probably won’t be done in tandem but that #8committee should ask for it asap
— Gavan Reilly (@gavreilly) December 13, 2017
— Jen Keane (@zenbuffy) December 13, 2017
The Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution on the Eighth Amendment are currently voting on whether to repeal or keep the Eighth Amendment.
Watch proceedings live here
More as we get it.
Earlier: Slim Majority
— ROSA (@RosaWomen) December 13, 2017
— Daithi (@tvcritics) December 13, 2017
There you go now.