Monday 24 July 2017

Battle is won but the war over abortion will continue to rage

Shane Coleman

Shane Coleman

THE controversy over the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill is all over bar the shouting – although there'll be a fair bit of that in the coming weeks.

The publication of the bill brought sighs of relief from coalition figures in the corridors of Leinster House yesterday.

It has been a bruising process that caused serious tensions. Not least, in Fine Gael.

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