November 27, 2012

If Ireland Had a Roe v. Wade

Latanya Mapp Frett, CNN

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Savita Halappanavar died last month in Ireland after being denied a lifesaving abortion. If she had lived in the United States -- where in two months we will mark four decades of safe and legal abortion on the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade ruling -- she likely would be alive today.

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TAGGED: Abortion, Ireland, Savita Halappanavar


November 17, 2012
A Decisive Change in Ireland's Abortion Debate
Noel Whelan, Irish Times
There is much we do not know about the medical care Savita Halappanavar received. It is as yet unclear whether a lack of legal clarity contributed in any way to the circumstances of her death. We have her husband’s... more ››
November 24, 2012
Ireland Needn't Rush to Legalize Abortion
William Binchy, Irish Times
Irish medical practice does not need the introduction of an abortion regime into our hospitals Savita Halappanavar’s death is a tragedy that has radiated outwards to embrace the world. Everyone has been moved by the grief... more ››
November 17, 2012
Ireland Is Safe, Despite the Propaganda
David Quinn, Irish Independent
IN the debate about abortion we are constantly dealing with what can only be described as 'asymmetrical hysteria', that is we are only ever outraged by anti-abortion laws and their consequences and never by the consequences of... more ››