Division Bell: How will Fianna Fáil jump on abortion issue?

The party may be tempted to reach out to pro-life voters who feel betrayed by Fine Gael, writes Pat Leahy, Political Editor.

27th January, 2013
Does Fianna Fáil believe that a threat of suicide should be grounds for abortion? There isn't an answer to this yet.

So where is Fianna Fáil on the abortion question? As Fine Gael very publicly wrestles with the question of threatened suicide as grounds for abortion, there has been remarkably little focus on the stance that Fianna Fáil - which is, after all, the leading opposition party - will take on the issue. There has been more scrutiny of the Sinn Féin position than there has been of the Fianna Fáil position....

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