20,000 People Marched on the Streets of Dublin for Savita

If you don’t want to read about a sad, rage-invoking story involving a cruel and unnecessary death, go somewhere else.

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About a month ago, Savita Halappanavar died in Ireland after pleading for days in desperate pain for an abortion. She was already miscarrying. Because of Ireland’s draconian anti-abortion laws, the doctors in the hospital said they couldn’t do anything to help her. She died of blood poisoning from her untreated miscarriage.

Less than a month later, tens of thousands of people marched in Ireland, a traditionally Catholic country. They vowed, “Never Again”. This was the scene in Dublin:

Word has it that there is a pro-choice majority in Ireland. But when will things finally change?

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Posted on December 1, 2012, in Humanism, Politics, Religion and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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