• Irish cabinet to sign off next steps in abortion law

    Irish cabinet to sign off next steps in abortion law0

    The Irish Cabinet will meet later to sign off the next steps in abortion reform. Health Minister Simon Harris is due to bring a memo outlining plans to fellow ministers, with laws expected to be passed by the end of the year. Ireland voted resoundingly to reform its strict abortion laws in Friday’s referendum by

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  • Irish referendum spurs pro-choice campaigners in Gibraltar

    Irish referendum spurs pro-choice campaigners in Gibraltar0

    Spurred by the result of the Irish referendum on abortion, the Equality Rights Group signalled this weekend that it will intensify its lobbying for a change in Gibraltar’s law too. In a referendum on Friday, Ireland voted to scrap a prohibition on abortion by a margin of two-to-one, a landslide victory that astonished campaigners as

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  • Ireland votes to end abortion ban

    Ireland votes to end abortion ban0

    Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the country has voted resoundingly Yes to liberalise its strict abortion laws. Mr Varadkar claimed Ireland was united – with men and women, nearly every age group and every social class opting for reform in Friday’s referendum. He campaigned for the change, which he said represented the compassionate choice for

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