Ireland debates abortion ahead of 2016 election

Al Jazeera America has published a well-reported, two-part series about the growing abortion debate in Ireland.

Once the ultimate taboo, all but banished from newspapers and polite discussion, abortion is becoming an increasingly ubiquitous talking point in Ireland. … As Ireland prepares for its next general election in early 2016, the question of abortion rights is shaping up as a major fight in a year that has already seen seismic social change since the legal acceptance of same-sex marriage in May.

Read Part 1  /  Read Part 2