Saturday 16 December 2017

Parties face divisive split if it comes to Dail vote

Allowing abortion in limited circumstances, where there is a threat to the life of the mother, appears to be on the way to be regulated in the near future following the Savita tragedy.

How the Government gets there is the big question – especially without a vote in the Dail.

Whatever way it's done, if TDs have to push a button in the Dail chamber on the matter, there will be a divisive split.

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