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Guilty plea for sexual assault in Singapore thrown out as assailant 'didn't have a penis'
# Landmark Ruling
From TheJournal.ie
# Landmark Ruling

Guilty plea for sexual assault in Singapore thrown out as assailant 'didn't have a penis'

Apr 14th 2016, 6:01 AM 26,350 Views 18 Comments

This is a landmark ruling in the country and has drawn a big reaction from women’s and gay rights activists.

Belfast court rules abortion should be available in cases of rape and fatal foetal abnormality
# Landmark Ruling
From TheJournal.ie
# Landmark Ruling

Belfast court rules abortion should be available in cases of rape and fatal foetal abnormality

Nov 30th 2015, 4:25 PM 287 Views 303 Comments

“It does not protect morals to export the problem to another jurisdiction and then turn a blind eye.”

Gay marriage extended to five more American states
# Landmark Ruling
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# Landmark Ruling

Gay marriage extended to five more American states

Oct 6th 2014, 8:18 PM 12,202 Views 90 Comments

A Supreme Court decision today means that same-sex couples can now marry in up to 30 states in the US.

Column: If the State had done the right thing, Louise O'Keeffe would never have been abused
# Human Rights Victory
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# Human Rights Victory

Column: If the State had done the right thing, Louise O'Keeffe would never have been abused

Jan 28th 2014, 7:00 PM 560 Views 37 Comments

In a landmark ruling today, the European Court of Human Rights said the Irish State is liable for the sexual abuse of children in schools where it had failed to put effective child protection measures in place.