Abortion gets back on Irish agenda
THE Irish government and the Roman Catholic Church are set to
clash on the issue of legislation for abortion, if an expert group,
chaired by a High Court judge, recommends this course.
In 2010, the European Court of Human Rights upheld a complaint
by a woman who suffered from cancer that she had to travel abroad
for an abortion, and thus the state had violated her rights. The
government-appointed group, comprised of medical and legal experts,
is due to report soon, and the stage ...
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