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Ireland: repeal the 8th Amendment!
Ruth Coppinger, Anti Austerity Alliance TD (MP) and Socialist Party (CWI, Ireland) member, gave a widely publicised speech in the Irish parliament on a woman's right to choose. This follows a recent historic mass demonstration in favour of abortion rights. Ruth demanded a referendum to repeal the eighth amendment to the Irish constitution which prohibits women's abortion rights.
See video of Ruth's speech on www.socialistworld.net
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