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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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Ireland is a predominantly Catholic country, but the church's moral influence on the nation has waned in recent years.

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