“Abortion is a reality in Ireland. An Irish woman having an abortion across a narrow strip of sea is still an Irish abortion”
Una Mullally – Ireland Sunday Tribune 13th December
In Strasbourg’s European Court of Human Rights last week, three women who claimed their human rights were infringed upon by being forced to travel to Britain for abortions brought their case to be heard. They are known as A, B, and C. A’s children had already been taken into care when she was pregnant. She had suffered from substance abuse and post-natal depression and knew she wouldn’t have been able to care for another child. B, who had taken a morning-after pill, had concerns over an ectopic pregnancy. C was in remission from cancer when pregnant, and failed to gain solid medical advice about what the impact of chemotherapy would have on her foetus.