Sabina Higgins comes under fire from pro-life groups

Row after President's wife made remarks to Nursing and Midwifery Board

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Sabina Higgins has come under severe criticism from pro-life groups today over her remarks on abortion and foetal abnormalities.

One organisation claimed that comments made by Higgins, the wife of President Michael D Higgins, were both "hurtful and appalling".

The row broke out after Higgins said it was an "outrage" against women that in the case of "foetal abnormality" that a person should be "made carry" the baby.

Higgins was speaking after a ...