Ireland to consider referendum on abolishing its strict abortion rules

By Helen Collis, 26 April 2017
Ireland could hold a referendum to change its restrictive abortion rules as early as next year after a parliamentary advisory group voted overwhelmingly for constitutional change. Eighty-seven percent of the 99 lay members of the Citizens’ Assembly voted over the weekend that the abortion rule, known as the eighth amendment of the constitution, “should not be retained in ful[...] Read more here: Politico


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