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.
In May 2018 Ireland voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment to its constitution, allowing for legislation to liberalize its abortion laws. Padraic Ryan, Storyful’s News Intelligence Editor, talks about.. Source: StoryfulViral -
A Conservative MP has revealed her "incredibly hard decision" to have a termination as she gave an emotional speech in the Cabommons. Heidi Allen spoke of how she was ill when she made the decision to.. Source: PA - Press Association STUDIO -
The landslide victory in Ireland's historic reproductive rights referendum last week, is putting pressure on other countries with similar laws to also legalize abortion. Among the world's 1.64 billion.. Source: Wochit News -
Ireland voted to lift its abortion ban.
Over the weekend, voters in Ireland flocked to the polls.
They delivered a rebuke to the country’s history of conservative Catholicism.
Turnout was 64.. Source: Wochit -
The historic result in Ireland's referendum on abortion has piled pressure on UK Prime Minister Theresa May to reform the law in Northern Ireland, where terminations are still illegal. Members of.. Source: Wochit -
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.. Source: Wochit -