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Thursday, November 29, 2012

Professor of Religious Studies Reflects Upon Personal Experiences and Abortion Debate in Ireland

The Huffington Post (Blog): My Two Abortions, by Kate Blanchard:

I read the news of the death of 31-year-old Savita Halappanavar with horror and grief. She died because she had the misfortune of having an incomplete miscarriage in Ireland, where -- as good Catholics -- they prioritized the dying fetus's heartbeat over the living, breathing, walking, working, loving, would-be mother's suffering, and ultimately, over her life. . . .

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/2012/11/professor-of-religious-studies-reflects-upon-abortion-debate-in-ireland-and-her-personal-experiences.html

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