The Eighth Amendment to the Irish constitution was designed to stop abortions, and was passed into law with the heavy influence of the Catholic Church.
There is the real possibility that it hasn’t prevented a single abortion. Thousands of women travel to England each year for abortions they need, and unknown numbers of women import abortion pills, which they are forced to take without medical supervision.
It’s time to deal with our own women’s healthcare issues and quit expecting the wonderful people of the NHS to do it for us.
Vote “Yes” on the 25th of May.