Ireland: Election focuses attention on eighth amendment enshrining abortion law

16 February 2016
Photo credit: Belfast Telegraph
Photo credit: Belfast Telegraph
<p class="lead">Momentum is building for a referendum on repealing the eighth amendment governing abortion, campaigners said.</p><p>Labour pledged to overturn the law as part of its manifesto. The party said it would reinstate the constitutional convention next year and provide it with more time to consider broad issues in greater detail.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Taoiseach Enda Kenny has pledged to hold a constitutional review of the bitterly divisive issue if re-elected.&nbsp;</span></p>
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