Irish abortion referendum: Debate rages after vote announced

Irish abortion referendum: Debate rages after vote announced
 

The decision by the Irish government to hold a referendum at the end of May on whether to reform the country's near-total ban on abortion has prompted reaction on both sides of the debate.
After the announcement, Children's Minister Katherine Zappone said: "As an independent woman sitting at the cabinet table, I believe we have reached a significant moment and I am full of emotion at this time.
"As we continue our preparation for a referendum, it is my firm hope we will have a respectful debate based on the facts. I hope we will live together in an Ireland someday soon where... read more

 
30 January 2018 in World News, Views: 38
Source: BBC
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