Deeply upset woman told TD that ‘this is not what I voted for, I have constitutional rights’
Cormac McQuinn and Eilish O’Regan
A distraught woman whose unborn baby was diagnosed with a fatal foetal abnormality was refused a termination at one of the country’s biggest maternity hospitals, it was claimed yesterday.
The woman who was attending the Coombe hospital in Dublin was certified by two doctors as eligible for an abortion under the new legislation, which has been in operation for nearly three weeks.
It’s understood the woman was 13 weeks into her pregnancy. . . [Full text]