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Will this shake matters up? April 23, 2017

Posted by WorldbyStorm in Uncategorized.
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The vote today on abortion legislation reform… from the Citizen’s Assembly the final determination of their deliberations:

The Citizens’ Assembly has voted to recommend an extensive liberalisation of the grounds on which abortion is available in Ireland.

In all, the Assembly approved 13 grounds for legal terminations in the event of the electorate supporting its recommendation that the current Constitutional restrictions on abortion should be replaced in a referendum.

The Assembly voted to recommend that terminations of pregnancy should be available in Ireland with “no restriction as to reasons” by a margin of 64% to 36%.

I wonder was that the expected outcome when the idea was first floated?

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1. dublinstreams - April 23, 2017

delay, job done.

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WorldbyStorm - April 23, 2017

Yeah, fair point. But with this there it will be very very difficult for this or the next government not to act upon it in some fashion, although when…

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dublinstreams - April 25, 2017

what the difficulty Kenny set something up he won’t see through.

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