Ireland: Abortion: putting it up to politicians

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Abortion: putting it up to politicians
Having cynically passed the buck, the political system must now find the courage to act
Tue, Apr 25, 2017

The Citizens Assembly has performed an important service in setting out a bold agenda for reform of Ireland’s abortion laws. It has navigated a moral and medical maze that politicians would not touch, to produce recommendations that would reflect a new Ireland. And just as significant is the message to the Dáil that the legislature is the appropriate place to address the legislative challenge, and not the Constitution.

Continued at source: Irish Times: https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/editorial/abortion-putting-it-up-to-politicians-1.3059589