Subscribe to Breaking News emails

You have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.

Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.

World

Ireland votes to repeal abortion law

Ireland voted to overturn the abortion ban, the Eight Amendment, that effectively banned abortion in the nation since its passage in 1983. The amendment says an unborn child has the same right to life as a pregnant woman. It now falls on Parliament to establish new laws governing abortions.

Best of NBC News

Play All