Post Podcast - The Eighth is gone... now it's time to legislate
Mary Regan is joined by Hugh O'Connell on the latest Post Podcast
The people have spoken and the referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment has passed by a greater majority than most observers anticipated. But that was just the first phase of the current process of liberalising abortion laws. The second phase involves the Oireachtas passing legislation to regulate when pregnancies can be terminated. The process will be fraught with technical, legal, medical and political difficulties as Mary Regan and Hugh O'Connell discuss in the latest edition of the Post Podcast.