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Abortion services to be available to women from Northern Ireland Harris [Ireland health minster]
RTE News ^ | Wednesday, 8 Aug 2018 14:12

Posted on 08/09/2018 7:16:01 PM PDT by Olog-hai

The Minister for Health has said women in Northern Ireland will be able to access abortion services in the Republic when the legislation is introduced here.

Speaking in Belfast this evening, Simon Harris said his concern for a woman’s right to access health services in crisis pregnancies situations does not stop at the border.

He said while he respects the abortion law in northern Ireland, he hopes it is addressed in the near future.

Britain’s Abortion Act does not extend to Northern Ireland and an abortion is only allowed if a woman’s life is at risk, or if there is a serious or permanent risk to her mental health. …

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TOPICS: Health/Medicine; Local News; Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: abortion; babykillers; catholic; eussr; fartyshadesofgreen; harris; ireland; northernireland; presbyterian; protestant; simonharris; uk

1 posted on 08/09/2018 7:16:01 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Sad, but it’s hardly surprising. These people are militant liberals and secularists and are determined to spread their beliefs and practices far and wide. It seems like there are plenty in the North pushing for gay marriage and legalisation of abortion also.


2 posted on 08/10/2018 12:07:47 AM PDT by winslow
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To: winslow

In the past, it never seemed that the Republic would fall into immorality so quickly. But it looks like Northern Ireland is the last bastion at the end of the day.


3 posted on 08/10/2018 5:09:35 AM PDT by Olog-hai ("No Republican, no matter how liberal, is going to woo a Democratic vote." -- Ronald Reagan, 1960)
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