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Monday, July 15, 2013

Ireland Passes Law Allowing Abortion in Life-Threatening Circumstances

The Guardian: Ireland passes law allowing limited rights to abortion, by Henry McDonald:

Irish flagBill passes which will allow for abortions only when woman's life is under threat or if she is suicidal

Irish parliamentarians passed a groundbreaking law early on Thursday allowing limited abortion rights in the republic.

Enda Kenny and his coalition government pushed through the protection of life in pregnancy bill, which will allow for abortions only when a woman's life is under threat if her pregnancy continues or if she is suicidal. . . .

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