Tuesday 24 January 2017

Keep abortion debate dignified and mature

Published 13/12/2012 | 17:00

IT is an emotional issue and for many it goes to the heart of what defines us as a society and a nation.

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Twenty years ago the X case ignited a debate that, while often dormant since, has simmered just beneath the surface.

The recent tragic case of Savita Halappanavar, followed by the report to Cabinet of the Expert Group on Abortion, has brought the issue centre stage again and re-ignited the debate.

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