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Ireland votes to overturn abortion ban, 'culmination of a quiet revolution,' prime minister says

New Zealand Herald Saturday, 26 May 2018
Ireland votes to overturn abortion ban, 'culmination of a quiet revolution,' prime minister saysThe Irish have swept aside one of the most restrictive abortion bans in the developed world in a landslide vote that reflects Ireland's emergence as a socially liberal country no longer obedient to Catholic dictates.With all ballots...
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Ireland Votes to Repeal Abortion Ban in Landmark Decision About 4,000 Irish voters want the Eighth Amendment of their constitution to be repealed, according to an exit poll on Friday’s referendum. Thousands of Irish citizens flew to their home country to vote, a turnout that could surpass Ireland's...

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