Ireland – Coveney: ‘I approach the abortion issue from a pro-life perspective, but we need to end the status quo’

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Coveney: 'I approach the abortion issue from a pro-life perspective, but we need to end the status quo'
For the first time, the Tánaiste speaks of his family’s own personal tragedy in pregnancy.

TÁNAISTE SIMON COVENEY has said he still approaches the issue of abortion from a “pro-life perspective” but believes the status quo can no longer remain in Ireland.

In an interview with TheJournal.ie about how he came to form his views on the abortion issue ahead of the upcoming referendum on the Eighth Amendment, the Cork TD spoke for the first time about his family’s own personal tragedy in pregnancy.

Continued: http://www.thejournal.ie/simon-coveney-interview-abortion-referendum-3996392-May2018/