Ireland's Taoiseach Leo Varadkar discussed with his cabinet on Monday setting the terms of a referendum aimed at repealing a constitutional ban on abortions.

The Irish constitution's eighth amendment gives an unborn fetus the right to life equal to that of its mother. Ireland's legal system has interpreted this as a ban on abortion, even in cases of rape, incest, and fetal abnormalities.

The constitution can only be amended by a majority vote and the government has promised to hold a natio...


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