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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This is a sad case of a woman denied an abortion in Ireland, where their abortion laws are so out of date with human rights.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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12-Week Abortion Limit

A few British politicians are suggesting that the legal limit for abortions should be dropped from 24 weeks down to 12 weeks.

Other politicians are asking that it be reduced down to 20 weeks which i think would be far better, as long as both have built in safe guards .

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