Tonight’s vote on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill probably won’t end the public debate about abortion – and the women we all claim to care about deserve better than the unfair language that has been used recently, writes Aisling Twomey.
“I can only hope that logic and verifiable evidence will prevail and substantive amendments will be accepted to ensure that the rights of all human beings are protected with the full vigour of the law.”
Fianna Fáil is reported to be set to allow a free vote on legislation which will enshrine the X Case verdict in law, but Enda Kenny has ruled out a similar measure for Fine Gael TDs. What do you think?
MORE PEOPLE ARE being hospitalised for dental infections - infections that could be prevented had the patient seen their dentist earlier, according to a new study by the Irish Dental Association.
Chief Executive of the Irish Dental Association Fintan Hourihan said it has been the long held view of dentists that significant damage is being done to the oral health of the nation and this is clearly linked to cuts in state supports for patients.
Earlier this week the Minister for Health Leo Varadakar indicated the Government ‘might’ restore the benefits.
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