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Ireland Repeals Abortion Ban in Overwhelming “Yes” Vote

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Millions of voters turned out on Friday to repeal the Eighth Amendment to Ireland's constitution.
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Ireland votes resoundingly to repeal abortion ban

Ireland votes resoundingly to repeal abortion ban

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Ireland has voted an emphatic "yes" to amend the country's constitution to enable legislation that would allow women to have an abortion in a historic and emotionally charged referendum
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Official tally shows big win for abortion rights in Ireland

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DUBLIN - Irish voters overwhelmingly repealed a constitutional ban on abortions and asked the country's parliament to enact laws that reflect the popular will and make abortions legal in the country for the first time, final results from a historic referendum showed Saturday. Elections official Barry Ryan said more than 1.4 million voters, or 66 percent of those who cast valid ballots, favored repealing the Eighth Amendment of the Irish Constitution while roughly 724,000 wanted to keep the abortion ban in place.
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What Is The Ireland Abortion Referendum? Constitutional Ban To Be Repealed After Landslide Win for Yes Campaign

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Ireland's abortion laws were some of the strictest in the world. A huge majority just voted to change that.
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