The Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill 2013 will, if enacted, provide a statutory basis for abortion for the first time in Ireland. It is difficult to recall a previous legislative proposal which was subjected to the same level of political, social and legal scrutiny. The issues at stake are emotive and constitutionally complex.
One could be forgiven for thinking that extensive consultation and debate have eliminated the potential for constitutional infirmity in the Bill. However,...
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