Ireland: Katherine Zappone seeks AG advice on abortion Bill

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Katherine Zappone seeks AG advice on abortion Bill
Minister told legislation could assist abusive partners more than pregnant women
Wed, Mar 8, 2017
Fiach Kelly

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone was told by four of her women Cabinet colleagues that an abortion Bill she sought more time to examine would help abusive partners rather than pregnant women.

The Cabinet has once again disagreed on an Opposition abortion Bill with Ms Zappone seeking further advice from the Attorney General on the proposal from the Anti-Austerity Alliance-People Before Profit and Green Party.

Continued at source: Irish Times: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/social-affairs/katherine-zappone-seeks-ag-advice-on-abortion-bill-1.3001814