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  • Reporter who broke Savita story admits: there may have been no request for a ‘termination’

    12/03/2012 1:31:43 PM PST · by Morgana · 9 replies
    lsn ^ | 12.3.2012 | hillary white
    DUBLIN, December 3, 2012 ( – Kitty Holland, the Irish Times reporter who broke the story about the death of Savita Halappanavar that launched a global crusade against Ireland’s pro-life laws, has admitted that the story of Mrs. Halappanavar asking for an abortion may have been a little bit “muddled” in the retelling, and there may have been no such request after all. In an interview this weekend on Newstalk 106, Holland appeared flustered and defensive, deflecting blame for the uproar onto Mrs. Halappanavar’s husband, Praveen. When radio interviewer Marc Coleman of Newstalk 106, asked her, “You’re satisfied that he...
  • Know the truth: The top 3 things you should know about Savita

    12/03/2012 9:10:38 AM PST · by Morgana · 4 replies
    lan ^ | 12.3.2012 | Laura Peredo
    Savita Halappanavar was 17 weeks pregnant while in Ireland with her husband. After being hospitalized at the University Hospital Galway, doctors determined that she was miscarrying her child and had a serious blood disorder called septicemia. As most people have heard by now, her story tragically ended on October 28. When Savita died, the world was unprepared for what was about to unfold. Her story spread like wildfire. But what spread so quickly was a twisted version of her story. Here are the top three things you should know about what happened. 1. Abortion would not have saved Savita’s life....