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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Irish Government Pledges to "Clarify" Abortion Laws Following Woman's Death

Reuters: Ireland to clarify abortion rules after woman's death, by Conor Humphries & Lorraine Turner:

Ireland's government pledged on Thursday to clarify its abortion laws after an Indian woman who was refused a termination died from blood poisoning in an Irish hospital.

Thousands took to the streets to protest on Wednesday after news broke of the death of Savita Halappanavar of septicemia following a miscarriage 17 weeks into her pregnancy. . . .

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