Savita Halappanavar Had a Heartbeat to

Thousands have protested in Dublin and around Ireland today, to show outrage at the law that allowed a woman to die rather than terminate an unviable pregnancy, with a dignified march.

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Photo above @connor_pope

Follow #savita on twitter to see reactions and people’s account of protest.

@urchinette had this tweet:

Speechless. RT @horganjonesjane: This is what we’re up against folks. Sign beside a nun outside the GPO today. #savita http://t.co/cWfyRo8J

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Need to stop senseless deaths like Savita’s. It is time for women to be granted the dignity and respect to make their own choices in Ireland.

More from the Irish Times here

Article written by John Sargeant on Homo economicus’ Weblog

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