Irish parliament passes bill to legalise abortion

_104640038_gettyabortion (1)Source: BBC News

A bill to legalise abortion services in the Republic of Ireland has passed all stages in the Dáil (Irish parliament).

TDs voted in favour of the legislation by 90 votes to 15, with 12 abstentions.

It followed hours of debate and more than 60 amendments.

The Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy Bill will now proceed to the Seanad (Irish senate).

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