Abortion debate reveals inequality of Irish laws

Nothing that the expert group on abortion has proposed on clarifying the law on when abortion is permissible here would have saved the life of Savita Halappanavar.

2nd December, 2012
Abortion debate reveals inequality of Irish laws
The reality is that our legislators are in deep denial about the significance of the constitutional framework that they want to protect.

Nothing that the expert group on abortion has proposed on clarifying the law on when abortion is permissible here would have saved the life of Savita Halappanavar, if what we now understand were the circumstances of her death is correct.

Praveen Halappanavar has said his wife, who was pregnant, went into hospital suffering from back pain. It was soon made known to her that her baby had no chance of survival outside the womb and...

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