Abortion Debate: Government's decision to legislate is the right one
Termination of pregnancy is a lawful medical treatment, regardless of whether the risk to life arises on physical or mental health grounds, writes Niall Behan.
Amomentous year for reproductive health and rights comes to a close with the Taoiseach's announcement that legislation and regulations will be enacted to give effect to the right to abortion where a pregnant woman's life is at risk.
The publication of the expert group report on abortion - just as the death of Savita Halappanavar drew the eyes of the world to Ireland and to the dilemmas facing real women and their doctors -...
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