‘Historic Moment’ as Abortion Bill Passes Irish Parliament

December 14, 2018

(CNN) – Ireland’s Prime Minister has hailed a “historic moment” for women in the country, after a bill to legalize abortion passed through the final stages of parliament. The bill is now set to be signed into law by President Michael D. Higgins, following a marathon debate in parliament’s upper house Thursday, and will come into force in January.

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