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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Ireland Announces Changes to Abortion Law

Irish flagThe Christian Science Monitor: Ireland announces abortion law reforms, leaving no one satisfied, by Jason Walsh:

The new legislation is meant to clarify Ireland's stance on abortion when the mother's health is at risk, but antiabortion groups say it goes too far, and abortion-rights groups not far enough.

Ireland took a step today toward loosening its strict antiabortion regime, as the government announced legislation to legalize abortion in limited circumstances. But a battle lies ahead, as both abortion-rights and antiabortion groups appear dissatisfied with the government's new prescription. . . .

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