Ireland will hold a referendum on the abolition of the ban on abortion on may 25

Ireland may 25, will hold a referendum on the reform of legislation banning most abortions. This was reported by RTE.

On March 28 the bill was supported by 40 out of the 60 members of the upper house of the Irish Parliament, 10 voted against.

The vote will put the issue of the abolition of the so-called eighth amendment to the Constitution on equal rights to life of fetus and mother during pregnancy.

The bill provides for unlimited access to abortion for women up to the 12th week of pregnancy in exceptional cases.

In accordance with the current legislation, in Ireland abortion is allowed only if there is a threat to a woman’s life. It is not allowed abortion in cases of rape, incest or fatal fetal anomalies.




Ireland will hold a referendum on the abolition of the ban on abortion on may 25 29.03.2018

0
Март 29th, 2018 by
36 queries