Irish abortion bill passes final stage in senate | The Independent

A bill to legalise abortion services in Ireland has passed all stages in the Seanad (Irish Senate).On Thursday, The Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy Bill 2018 was passed by 27 votes to five following a nine hour debate. It will now be given to President Michael D Higgins to be signed into law.The legislation follows the vote to repeal the Eight Amendment which banned abortion in a referendum in May by 66.4 per cent.

Source: Irish abortion bill passes final stage in senate | The Independent

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