No action on abortion before assembly report, says Harris

Minister says referendum needed but it is not for him to dictate what assembly discusses

In the evening on March 8th, huge crowds marched through Dublin to protest for a referendum on the Eighth Amendment. Video: Barry Cronin

Minister for Health Simon Harris has agreed that banning abortion does not lessen its occurrence but has insisted that “we must wait for the Citizens’ Assembly to report” before action is taken.

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