Why I was persuaded abortion up to 12 weeks should be allowed
Billy Kelleher: Evidence to Oireachtas committee highlighted difficulty of legislating for abortion in rape or incest cases
March 21, 2018
Abortion is a very uncomfortable subject for anyone to discuss in great detail and there is no unanimous position on it.
Some say abortion is a human right; others believe it is an abomination and should never be allowed in any circumstances, even when the health of the mother is in danger, or when a fatal foetal abnormality is diagnosed or after a woman is raped or a victim of incest.