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Irish voters repeal pro-life constitutional amendment by 2-to-1 margin

May 28, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: In 1983, Irish voters approved the Eighth Amendment in a 67%-33% vote. After voters repealed the amendment by a 66%-34% margin on May 25, John McGuirk of the Save the Eighth campaign said, “Shortly, legislation will be introduced that will allow babies to be killed in our country. We will oppose that legislation.”

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - May. 28, 2018 2:46 PM ET USA

    If popular myth is true, Ireland, like Mexico, used to be a Catholic country. My brother visited there recently. The only public evidence of Catholicism during his visit was violence between "Catholics" and Protestants in Belfast.