The first exit poll following today’s vote on abortion in Ireland claims Irish voters have voted to overturn the nation’s legal protections for unborn children — setting up government-sponsored legislation to legalize abortions on babies as old as 6 months.

A poll for the Irish Times of voters as they left polling venues suggests an overwhelming victory for pro-abortion forces, with 68% or Irish voters backing abortion and 32 percent voting No. The exit poll is only a prediction of what may have happened at the polls today and the official count will be announced Saturday in the afternoon or evening local time in Ireland. READ MORE