Monday, May 28, 2018

IRELAND - Is Changing

"Vote over abortion ban underscores how Ireland is changing" PBS NewsHour 5/25/2018

"Irish abortion referendum: yes wins with 66.4%" The Guardian


SUMMARY:  In historically religious Ireland, the voting booths are in churches.  But this is not the same country once dominated by Catholicism.  A new constitutional amendment up for vote on Friday would allow Parliament to legalize unrestricted abortion during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.  And according to initial exit polls, it has succeeded.  Nick Schifrin reports.

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