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The Guardian view on abortion in Northern Ireland: standing up for women’s rights | Editorial

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With devolution still on hold, the decision by a huge majority of MPs to vote in favour of equal marriage and abortion should be welcomedThe law on abortion in Northern Ireland is an anomaly that should have been dealt with long ago. The near-total ban, dating back to 1861 and including abortion in cases of rape, incest and fatal foetal abnormality, is among the most restrictive in the world. It is also an affront to the rights of women – as both
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