Ireland May Be Forced To Legalize Some Abortions

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Three Irish women are challenging Ireland's complete ban on abortions at the European Court of Human Rights. All argue they needed the terminations for health reasons and thus were denied their civil rights. [Irish Times]

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I am proud of these brave women. Of course, this is how Roe v. Wade came about here—fighting it out in the courts. Why has it taken so long in Ireland? Anyone help me out?