Claims, Counter Claims and the 8th Amendment

Claims, Counter Claims and the 8th Amendment View Gallery

As the abortion referendum approaches, the debate is likely to intensify around certain hotly-disputed claims made by campaigners. Here we clarify the facts

Proponents of abortion rights talk about zygotes,embryos and foetuses. Opponents of abortion talk about dead babies. Next month Irish people will vote on liberalising Ireland’s abortion laws which, together with those of Andorra and Malta, are the strictest in Europe.

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