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Readers Blog: Less prison time for rape than having an abortion

If a man rapes me he will serve approximately 10 years in prison (that’s if he is even convicted).

If I procure an abortion to end the pregnancy from said rape I will serve 14 years.

My rapist will be released before me.

This is one of the many reasons why we need to repeal the Eighth Amendment.

Patricia Dennehy
Old Blackrock Road
Cork City

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