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Jennifer Schweppe

# jennifer-schweppe - Saturday 12 January, 2013

13 things we learned from the Oireachtas abortion hearings this week

Three days of hearings on abortion were held by the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children this week ahead of expected and long-awaited legislation for the X Case.

# jennifer-schweppe - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Oireachtas told: ‘Ireland already allows abortion of unviable pregnancies’

Supreme Court rulings mean a foetus which cannot survive outside the womb does not possess ‘life’ under the constitution.