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Irish Parliament Rejects Pro-Abortion Bill


Ireland’s parliament has soundly rejected a bill that would have denied legal protections to unborn babies

by Paul Bois  •   May 14, 2015

DUBLIN, May 14, 2015 ( – Ireland’s parliament has soundly rejected a bill that would have denied legal protections to unborn babies.

Losing by a vote of 74 to 23, the bill, led by Deputy Ruth Coppinger, sought to repeal the 8th Amendment to the Irish Constitution, which effectively banned abortion throughout all of Ireland in 1983. The amendment suffered a major blow in 2013 when Parliament passed a bill allowing abortion for the first time in Ireland at any time up until birth when there is a threat of suicide.

Coppinger’s bill received major opposition from Ireland’s Pro-Life Campaign, which criticized the bill as deeply misleading and unnecessary, considering the 8th Amendment ensures pregnant women receive sound medical treatment while simultaneously protecting the unborn from death. The Pro-Life Campaign also brought to Parliament’s attention the overwhelming numbers of lives saved since the amendment’s implementation, and that many mothers credited the bill with having saved the life of their child.

Pro-lifers across the country also played a major roll in the bill’s defeat by contacting their local representatives and expressing outrage over Coppinger’s measure.

Despite the bill’s defeat, Coppinger’s coalition intends to push its agenda for greater access to abortion.

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