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Ireland to tackle strict abortion laws following gay marriage vote triumph

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Prime Minister Enda Kenny, a practising Catholic, has come out in favour of the limited reform for abortion. Five of the then 74 members of his centre-right Fine Gael party were expelled from the group after defying the government line and voting against the abortion law.

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WHEN Gerry and Gay Edwards watched the joy sparked by Ireland's vote to allow gay marriage last month, they did not see the same country that had forced them abroad to end a doomed pregnancy 14 years ago.

While Ireland is the only country to adopt gay marriage via a popular

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