Abortion pill creates new situation

Early-term abortion has arrived in Ireland as a criminal option delivered through the letterbox

1st April, 2018

Much has been written about the outcome of a high-profile Belfast court case last week. But there was another recent case in the North which should command our attention in the coming weeks.

If the Eighth Amendment is not repealed, the Irish state will never be in a position to decriminalise any termination of a pregnancy in Ireland unless it is necessary to avoid a real and substantial risk to the life of the pregnant...

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