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Carmel Stewart, a lawyer of the three women victims of restrictions on abortion in Ireland, reads the judgment from the European Court of Human Rights in the Grand Chamber Thursday Dec. 16, 2010, in Strasbourg, eastern France. Ireland's constitutional ban on abortion violates the rights of pregnant women to receive proper medical care in life-threatening cases, the European Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday in a judgment that harshly criticized Ireland's long inaction on the issue. (AP Photo/Christian Lutz)

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