Irish Parliament Examining Current Abortion Law

The Irish Parliament held a three-day public hearing to examine their current abortion law. Committee members heard testimony from… read more

The Irish Parliament held a three-day public hearing to examine their current abortion law. Committee members heard testimony from medical and legal experts, religious leaders and advocacy groups on recommendations for more clarity in Ireland’s abortion laws. In this panel, maternity doctors and health professionals testified on abortion law in Ireland. Doctors told committee members that “there is a degree of legal uncertainty” and recommended new laws that were “workable and practical” and protected the rights of doctors. close

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Irish Parliament Examining Current Abortion Law

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Program ID:
310482-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
Dublin, Ireland
First Aired:
Jan 20, 2013
Last Aired:
Jan 25, 2013

Airing Details

  • Jan 20, 2013 | 4:12am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 22, 2013 | 6:05pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 22, 2013 | 11:17pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 23, 2013 | 5:08am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 24, 2013 | 12:28pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 25, 2013 | 3:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3