Abortion law drafts defended by Harris
Ellen Coyne, Senior Ireland Reporter
July 31 2017, The Times
Simon Harris has said that new abortion laws must be ready to go to fit Leo Varadkar’s timetable for a referendum on the Eighth Amendment.
The health minister defended his decision to start drafting legislation that could legalise abortion in certain circumstances before a special Oireachtas committee has had the time to decide if the constitutional ban should be lifted.
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