Irish Abortion Referendum: Eighth Amendment Voting to be held in May

  • A voting is to be held in May to decide whether there is a need in the constitution of Ireland to change abortions laws or not. In the current scenario, abortions are allowed only when a woman's life is at risk. It is not allowed in cases of rape, incest or fatal fetal abnormality. The government of Ireland has confirmed that it will hold a referendum on the rigid anti-abortion laws in May.