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There's a very good article in today's Observer on abortion debates in Mississipi. But look at this:
It seems amazing that the richest, most powerful nation on earth could pass a law that would put its women's reproductive health choices on a par with those in Bangladesh, Nigeria and Haiti.

You know, there's a country missing from that list. A country that's not a million miles away from the one in which this article was printed. And it's the hypocritical sanctimonious country that hides abortion under the carpet, because no (white, Irish) women die from illegal abortions when they can get a ferry to Wales and get one there. And I firmly believe that if we didn't have Britain there to take care of our problems, we'd have legislated for abortion long ago.

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stellanova
Apr. 2nd, 2006 07:53 pm (UTC)
Re: How come...
Apologies for my hasty mistake - you didn't mention our abortion laws, but our general abortion situation and the number of Irish women who travel to Britain. Still ignorant and patronising, of course.

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