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The tragic case of Savita Halappanavar should only be used to create a safer environment in which to be pregnant in this country, writes Catherine O'Mahony.

18th November, 2012
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'If this scandal results in this government finally delivering much-needed legal clarity on abortion, then some good will emerge.'

The tragic case of Savita Halappanavar should be used to create a safer environment in which to be pregnant in this country and not as an excuse for the pro-life and pro-choice sides to promote their causes.

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Let's get this out of the way: I have no definite view of abortion or a particular wish to write about it. However, like anyone whose job it is to express an opinion, I feel under pressure to...

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