Ireland’s abortion referendum
By France 24
28 May 2018 | 5:37 am
Ireland goes to the polls to decide on the future of the country's law on abortion. Two million are expected to vote in the referendum that could see access to terminations made much easier. But is Ireland ready to go against its Catholic faith? Plus, Harvey Weinstein swaps the red carpet for the "perp walk" after being charged with rape.
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