• Free, Legal Abortion Bill Passes Ireland's Lower House by a Landslide, Is Expected to Become Law

    7 days ago - By Fortune

    Seven months after a landmark vote overturned a nationwide ban on abortion , Ireland continued its liberal shift Wednesday with the advancement of a bill that makes the procedure free and legal across the nation, The New York Times reports .
    The bill was approved in the lower house by a landslide, with a vote of 90 to 15, with lawmakers in the upper house indicating the bill would be approved by the end of the year, a timeframe in line with the government's plan to have abortions available by January, the paper reported.
    Under the proposed bill, women would be allowed to seek abortions for...
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