Monday 19 February 2018

Fionnan Sheahan: Most divisive social and legal issue of our time

JUST three days after the Government narrowly passed a seemingly uncontentious referendum, the single most divisive social, legal and medical issue is back on the agenda.

The tragic death of a pregnant woman, who died in hospital following a miscarriage after her family requested an abortion to try to save her life, will once again re-open the debate on abortion.

Three separate investigations are under way into the maternal death, which are relatively rare in this country.

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