By Keri Phillips for Rear Vision
November 22, 2016, ABC News
This week a citizens' assembly will meet in Dublin to take the first step towards a referendum on the contentious issue of abortion.
While the Irish may have established their progressive bona fides last year with their vote on same-sex marriage, a vote on abortion could produce a very different result.
In almost all circumstances, abortion is a criminal offence in Ireland.
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