Zappone calls on Taoiseach to correct Dáil remarks on abortion

In four abortion referendums in 24 years, none have asked about Eighth Amendment

12th June, 2016
Childrens minister Katherine Zappone Pic: RollingNews.ie

A senior minister has said the Taoiseach should correct the Dáil record after he incorrectly claimed that Irish people voted to keep the Eighth Amendment in the Constitution on three occasions.

Children’s minister Katherine Zappone has called on Enda Kenny to correct his remarks. Speaking to TDs on June 1, Kenny said the constitutional right to the life of the unborn, which bans abortion in Ireland, was passed by referendum in 1983 and...

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