Savita Halappanavar's parents hail Irish abortion vote

Savita Halappanavar's parents hail Irish abortion vote
 

Her story was one that galvanised a movement; her face became a symbol of that movement.
Savita Halappanavar died from infection after miscarrying her first child in an Irish hospital in October 2012.
Her family said she pleaded for a termination during the miscarriage, but medical staff refused her requests because there was still a foetal heartbeat.
Mrs Halappanavar's death caused international controversy and sparked a campaign to have Ireland's abortion law liberalised.
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28 May 2018 in World News, Views: 56
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