Ireland – Senior Sinn Féin TD suggests allowing 12-weeks unrestricted abortion needed for rape cases

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Senior Sinn Féin TD suggests allowing 12-weeks unrestricted abortion needed for rape cases
The party does not currently support the proposal to allow abortions up to 12 weeks

Cormac McQuinn
March 15 2018

A SENIOR Sinn Féin TD has said he doesn’t see how abortions can be provided in cases of rape unless unrestricted terminations up to 12 weeks are allowed.

Sinn Féin does not currently support the proposal to allow abortions up to 12 weeks.

The measure was suggested by the Oireachtas Committee due to the difficulty of legislating for cases of rape and incest.

Continued: https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/abortion-referendum/senior-sinn-fin-td-suggests-allowing-12weeks-unrestricted-abortion-needed-for-rape-cases-36709829.html