Unions begin campaign to repeal 'anti-democratic' ban on abortion

Unions begin campaign to repeal 'anti-democratic' ban on abortion

The Trade Union campaign to repeal the 8th Amendment gets underway today.

The Eighth Amendment of the Constitution introduced a constitutional ban on abortion in 1983, following a divisive referendum.

Trade Unionists from Unite, the TUI, USI, the INMO and the NUJ will meet to discuss the campaign in Dublin this morning.

They have described the 8th amendment as "anti-democratic, anti-woman and bad law."

Una Dunphy is a TUI member in Waterford.

She said they'll be lobbying all trade unions to get on board with the campaign:


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