Op-ed: Can Ireland reconcile conflicting views in the constitutional debate on abortion?


By David McConnell, 8 February
Posters in Dublin before the referendum on the 25th Amendment in 2002 (photo credit: David Sleator)
Posters in Dublin before the referendum on the 25th Amendment in 2002 (photo credit: David Sleator)
Abortion raises the most difficult moral and ethical dilemmas. Some argue that life begins at conception, that abortion is equivalent to murder, that it is never permissible, that it should be illegal, and that those involved should be punished. At the other extreme, it is argued that abortion is...
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