How it’s New York: There were rallies in NYC to protest what happened to Savita Halappanavar.
How it’s Irish: There were also  rallies in Ireland when this woman died because she was refused an abortion despite medical emergency. Here’s an update courtesy of AFP.
Pregnant Indian’s death in Ireland ‘medical misadventure’ (via AFP)

A pregnant Indian woman who died in an Irish hospital after she was refused an abortion was the victim of medical misadventure, a jury at her inquest ruled Friday in a case that has focused attention on the Catholic country’s tough abortion laws. Savita Halappanavar, a 31-year-old dentist, died of…

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