Former health minister, now Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar
Ahead of the Dáil voting on Thursday, June 30, on a referendum bill proposed by Independents 4 Change TD Mick Wallace, which would allow for abortions in the case of fatal foetal abnormalities…
[Former Health] Minister Leo Varadkar says the 8th Amendment was not considered fully and properly before being added to the Constitution.
Leo Varadkar says considering the repeal of the amendment should not be rushed.
However he conceded that it cannot be put on the long finger either.
“Part of the reason why our abortion laws have given us so much trouble in this country is because we put an amendment into the Constitution in 1983 without considering it fully and properly,” he suggested.!
Previously: ‘By Law, Nobody Could Help Us’