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Woman ‘denied a termination’ dies in hospital

This is a sad case of a woman denied an abortion in Ireland, where their abortion laws are so out of date with human rights.

The lady, Savita Halappanavar (31), a dentist, was seventeen weeks pregnant but had bad back pain so she went to hospital, were they found she was fully dilated and the waters broke, which meant the baby would not live.

But the doctors said under the law they could do nothing as it was a Catholic country, they did nothing and she died.

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