Abortion officially become legal in Ireland

The country has offical repealed the Eighth Amendment making abortion legal.

Irish President Michael D Higgins signed the abortion referendum bill into law on Tuesday.

In May, the country voted overwhelmingly to overturn the abortion ban by 66.4% to 33.6%. - a landslide win for the repeal side.

The Eighth Amendment had granted an equal right to life to the mother and the unborn child.

With the repeal of the Eighth, the Irish government’s recommendation is that women will be able to access a termination within the first 12 weeks of their pregnancy.

Surely there are limitations? They can’t just abort up to full-term?

anything after 12 week is banned.

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I personal don’t support abortion passed the first trimester.

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Agreed I would support both my government and your spend more money on modernizing the adoption system and prompt it as a alternative.

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