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Exit Polls: Ireland Votes to Repeal Abortion Ban

An Irish Times exit poll suggests Ireland has voted overwhelmingly to repeal its constitutional ban on abortion. The survey by pollster Ipsos-MRBI says 68 percent of voters backed repeal of the ban and 32 percent opposed it in Friday’s referendum.

Liam Neeson attends the Jameson Empire Awards 2015 at the Grosvenor House Hotel on March 29, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

Liam Neeson Stumps for Legalizing Abortion in Ireland

Irish actor and abortion advocate Liam Neeson has published an open letter in the Irish Independent urging citizens to overturn Ireland’s constitutional amendment that recognizes the right to life of unborn children.

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Irish Bishop: ‘We Are the Unborn Baby’s Last Line of Defense’

The Irish Catholic Bishops seem to have found their voice—and their nerve—in the lead-up to a national referendum that could repeal the constitutional amendment recognizing the rights of the unborn. In a well-financed campaign, abortion supporters have set their sights

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Visiting Irish Prime Minister Urged to Protect His Country’s Pro-Life 8th Amendment

“According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Ireland has one of the lowest maternal mortality rates in the world – and this is without abortion,” the leaders note. “Experienced practitioners and researchers in obstetrics and gynecology from all over the world have applauded Ireland’s 8th amendment and made it clear that women and their children are better off without abortion.”