Hollywood Stars Supporting Legalizing Abortion in Ireland
26 May, 2018, 16:41 | Author: Angel Logan
"It's an added bonus that I get to see my family, but the referendum is the only reason I came back to be honest", she said.
The Times reports that supporters of the ban hoped to secure enough votes in Ireland's rural areas to preserve the ban, but the Times reports that rural areas voted as much as 60 percent to repeal the ban.
Deputy Prime Minister Simon Coveney said the referendum had made him "proud to be Irish", forecasting "a stunning result that will bring about a fundamental change for the better".
The Referendum Commission tweeted a simple message about Friday's vote: "The debate is over and now everyone should make sure their voice is heard by voting".
An Irish Times exit poll of about 4,000 voters by Ipsos/MRBI shows that 68% voted "Yes" to repealing the Eighth Amendment, which guarantees a mother and her unborn fetus "an equal right to life". They correctly perceived that Ireland was gradually becoming a more secular country, and wanted to create a bulwark against the introduction of abortion that would be hard to reverse.
"What Irish voters did yesterday is a tragedy of historic proportions".
If these are correct then the state is set to scrap the constitutional ban on terminations and allow free access to abortion for the first time.
A spokesman for an anti-abortion umbrella group Save The 8th John McGuirk conceded there was "no prospect" the country's abortion ban, imposed in a 1983 referendum, would be retained.
Ireland's constitutional ban on abortion was introduced in the relatively recent past.
Most of those using the hashtag were planning to vote "yes" to repeal the Eighth Amendment ― Ireland's near-total ban on abortion that only makes exceptions to save the life of the mother.
Varadkar told reporters that turnout had been good so far and this increased the chances of a vote in favour of liberalising abortion laws. Abortions after 24 weeks are allowed only if the woman's life is at risk or the child would be born with a severe abnormality. Those living on the Atlantic islands cast their ballot a day early to help prevent delays in transportation and counting the ballot papers.
The anti-abortion campaign, which wanted to keep the Irish constitution's eighth amendment, seemed prepared to accept a heavy defeat but vowed to stand firm.
But Catholic countries still can show independence from the religion.
#RepealThe8th, promoted by those who are pro-choice (against abortion ban), has been used nearly 90,000 times on Instagram, and even more times on Twitter and Facebook. He said there appears to be "a greater than 2-to-1 majority in favor of amending our constitution".
Anyone terminating a pregnancy in Ireland could face 14 years in jail.
Exit polls indicate that the highest Yes vote was in Dublin, with 77 percent.
If a majority votes in faVour of Eighth Amendment, Ireland's abortion laws will stay the same.
Ireland's prime minister, Leo Varadkar, has said almost 200,000 women have traveled to Britain to terminate pregnancies in the 35 years since the amendment was passed.
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