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.
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?