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Ireland – Government will seek to ban late-term abortions

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Government will seek to ban late-term abortions
Initiative to take effect if the Eighth Amendment removed from Constitution

Mar 26, 2018
Sarah Bardon

The Government will aim to prohibit late-term abortions except in the case of fatal foetal abnormalities, if the Eighth Amendment is removed from the Constitution.

Abortions which take place on the grounds of a threat to the life or health of the woman would not be permitted beyond viability, usually around the 23rd-24th week of pregnancy.

Continued: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/government-will-seek-to-ban-late-term-abortions-1.3440056