Ireland Abortion Ban

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May 26, 2018 - 1:36 pm
By Hilary Clarke and Kara Fox, CNN (CNN) -- Ireland has voted an emphatic "Yes" to amend the country's constitution to enable legislation that would allow women to have an abortion in a historic and emotionally charged referendum. With a high turnout of 64.13%, 1,429,98, or 66.4%, voted for the...
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Ireland Abortion Vote
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May 25, 2018 - 8:08 pm
DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland appeared to move away from its conservative Roman Catholic roots and embrace a more liberal viewpoint Friday as two major exit polls predicted voters had repealed a constitutional ban on abortion. The RTE television and Irish Times exit polls are only predictions, with...
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