ART HOBSON: Resisting religious extremism

Liberal policies more likely to reduce abortions

Posted: June 19, 2018 at 1 a.m.

Humankind received stunning good news on May 28 when Ireland voted to repeal its constitutional ban on abortion. The vote had been expected to be close, but the margin turned out to be an overwhelming 2-to-1. It bodes well for Ireland's future that the vote for repeal was highest among the youngest voters, and positive in every age group except 65 and older.

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