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  •  If she were white, the law would be changed (1+ / 0-)
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    merrywidow

    Hate to say it, but sometimes a 'familiar' face is needed to bring about change. To me, a life is a life. But for many, some are more equal than others.

    •  Actually no. In fact because she is a foreign (0+ / 0-)

      woman I finally have hope that the outcry in Ireland will finally have an effect. Irish people are always mortified if harm comes to a foreign national on our soil. I've seen it several times. The fact is if Savita had been Irish then it would likely have been swept under the carpet. The fact that she is neither Irish nor catholic and has died unnecessarily because she was living in Catholic Ireland has caused massive embarrassment to our cowardly politicians.

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