DUBLIN  | Voting begins throughout Ireland in major abortion decision

25May - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



DUBLIN  | Voting begins throughout Ireland in major abortion decision

DUBLIN  — Voters throughout Ireland have begun casting votes in a referendum that may lead to a loosening of the country’s strict ban on most abortions.

The referendum Friday will decide whether the eighth amendment of the constitution is repealed, which would open the way for more liberal legislation.

The amendment, in place since 1983, requires authorities to equally protect the right to life of a mother and that of a fetus, from the moment of conception.

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