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Ireland Enacts Law Providing For Abortion, A First

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Ireland now has its first law making abortion legal in the country under specific conditions, after President Michael D. Higgins signed the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013 into law Tuesday

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Sue H. (6)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 3:47 pm
Wow! This is a major step forward.

Freya H. (339)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 4:24 pm
Now that's progress. Some may say it goes too far, some may say it doesn't go far enough, but progress in the right direction, however slow, is still progress.

S J. (128)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 4:32 pm
Good for Ireland. Noted, thanks Cal.

Kit B. (276)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 5:50 pm

A tiny beginning, so let's not get too excited. Ireland is not recognizing any feminine rights here, they are just attempting to avoid more International controversy.

pam w. (138)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 6:23 pm
It IS a start.....

Natasha Salgado (660)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 9:42 pm
Very promising and delighted to hear this! I'm just not sipping on the bubbly yet...thx Cal

GGmaSheila D. (175)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 11:54 pm
Big step for Ireland - in the right direction. Very promising. Noted with thanks.

Fran away F. (118)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 12:48 am
A beginning, at least. TY, Cal.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 1:51 am
No Abortions please. Thanks.

Giana Peranio-Paz (404)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 2:49 am
What a huge step forward! Good news!

Jonathan Harper (0)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 4:12 am

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 5:47 am
Great news Cal. Now maybe the US should take notes and pull us out of the dark ages.

. (0)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 9:32 am
This is Ireland...if a woman has to go to the exteme to say she will kill herself if she has a baby, this isn;t legislation, it's blackmail.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 11:05 am
What wonderful news. This will hopefully save the lives and improve the quality of life of many Irish women.

Malgorzata Zmuda (185)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 11:22 am
To straszna wiadomość i wielki krok w tył, każda aborcja to zabójstwo ze szczególnym okrucieństwem, tym bardziej, że zabójcą jest matka, a dziecko nie może się bronić. Takiej podłości nie ma nawet w świecie zwierząt.

S S. (0)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 1:29 pm
Thank you.

Roger Garin-michaud (134)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 2:59 pm
noted, thanks

Dimitris Dallis (38)
Thursday August 1, 2013, 11:55 pm
Very good news! One step at the time...

Marija Mohoric (46)
Friday August 2, 2013, 4:55 am
Good morning, Ireland. Wonderful news
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