Ireland's abortion standoff
Ireland's abortion standoffSavita Halappanavar's death calls abortion laws into question.
Savita Halappanavar died from infection after being refused an abortion in an Irish hospital even though she was miscarrying. Her death has reignited the abortion debate in the Catholic country where abortion is allowed only to save the life of the mother. Should Ireland’s abortion laws be changed or are current laws sufficient? The world is watching this case with #Savita. Join the conversation at 19:30GMT.
In this episode of The Stream, we speak to:
Dr Seán Ó Domhnaill @lifeinstitute
Director, The Life Institute
Sarah McCarthy @galwayprochoice
Spokesperson, Galway Pro-Choice
Michael Nugent @micknugent
Chairperson, Atheist Ireland
Colette Browne @colettebrowne
Irish Examiner Columnist
Rory Fitzgerald @roryfitzgerald
Journalist and Lawyer
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