Woman Dies After Abortion Request 'refused' At Galway Hospital

Savita Halappanavar

BBC NewsWoman dies after abortion request 'refused' at Galway hospitalBBC NewsThe husband of a pregnant woman who died in an Irish hospital has said he has no doubt she would be alive if she had been allowed an abortion. Savita Halappanavar's family said she asked several times for her pregnancy to be terminated because she ...Ireland 'should change abortion law' after woman's deathThe GuardianIndependent inquiry into Savita death 'not ruled out' - KennyIrish TimesDenied abortion, Indian woman dies in Ireland; probe orderedTimes of IndiaABC Action News -NEWS.com.au -MyrtleBeachOnline.comall 270 news articles »

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