Abortion case explainer - what happens now?
Published 18/08/2014 | 13:58
Reproductive rights organisation AIMS has described the latest abortion controversy as “the most recent appalling ordeal” that a pregnant women in Ireland has had to endure.
Since it was drafted, the Protection of Life in Pregnancy Bill has come under much criticism with “massive flaws” being highlighted by a number of advocacy groups.
Now, there are calls for a repeal of the 8th amendment and Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan has said she would welcome a referendum on the argument.