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Ireland holds referendum for historic change in abortion rights; activists seek overturn of Catholic law in orthodox state

Firstpost Friday, 25 May 2018
Ireland votes on Friday in an abortion referendum that could be a milestone on a path of change in a country that, only a few decades ago, was one of Europe's most socially conservative.
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News video: Ireland Quietly Comes to Terms With Dramatic Change After Abortion Vote

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On Sunday, Reuters reported that Irish people paid homage to an Indian immigrant woman whose death inspired a historic vote to repeal Ireland’s strict abortion laws. In a referendum on Friday, the once deeply Catholic nation voted to scrap a prohibition on abortion by a margin of two-to-one. The...

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