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Polls open in Ireland's landmark abortion referendum

SBS Friday, 25 May 2018 ()
Polls are open in the landmark referendum on the Republic of Ireland's abortion laws.
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Citizens in Ireland are heading to the polls to vote on potential changes to the country's strict abortion laws. Abortion is currently banned in Ireland unless the pregnancy is a risk to the mother. CBS News foreign correspondent Jonathan Vigliotti joins CBSN to talk about what's at stake.

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