Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Irish Referendum on Abortion

From CNN:

Come May 25, Ireland will go to the polls in a referendum on whether to repeal the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution, which says a fetus has an equal right to life as the mother.
A yes vote would open the doors to legislation allowing abortion up to 12 weeks gestation -- and later in cases in which there is a risk to the mother's life or the fetus is not expected to survive.
A no vote would keep Ireland's abortion laws, some of the strictest in the European Union.
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