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How one woman’s death lead to Ireland’s abortion rights campaign

How one woman’s death lead to Ireland’s abortion rights campaign

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

May 30, 2018


Filed under World

On May 25, Ireland overwhelmingly voted to repeal their eighth amendment, lifting a long-standing ban on abortion. However, it took the death of one woman to kickstart the campaign for abortion rights in this predominantly Catholic country. In 2012, Savita Halappanavar, 31, died from septicemia...

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