Amendment to bill on grounds sought for abortion defeated in Dáil
Thursday, 29 Nov 2018
By Ailbhe Conneely, RTÉ News Political reporter
An amendment proposing that abortions are not sought on grounds of race, sex or disability under the Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy Bill has been defeated in the Dáil.
Following a lengthy and often tense Report Stage debate which began last night, TDs voted against the amendment by 71 votes to 21.