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#Abortion

# abortion - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

British government to intervene in bid to end Northern Ireland abortion stand-off
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British government to intervene in bid to end Northern Ireland abortion stand-off

Mar 23rd 2021, 8:47 AM 10,363 Views 12 Comments

Abortion laws in the region were liberalised by MPs at Westminster in 2019.

# abortion - Friday 19 March, 2021

DUP will ‘vigorously oppose’ fresh Westminster intervention over abortion laws
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DUP will ‘vigorously oppose’ fresh Westminster intervention over abortion laws

Mar 19th 2021, 7:40 AM 19,807 Views 75 Comments

The UK Government has stated disappointment that full abortion services have not yet been commissioned in Northern Ireland

# abortion - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

McDonald says Sinn Féin abstained in abortion bill vote because it was a DUP 'stunt'
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McDonald says Sinn Féin abstained in abortion bill vote because it was a DUP 'stunt'

Updated Mar 16th 2021, 4:24 PM 32,653 Views 31 Comments

Sinn Féin abstained from a vote on the Severe Fetal Impairment Abortion (Amendment) Bill last night.

# abortion - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

DUP's bid to change Northern Ireland’s abortion laws set for Stormont
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DUP's bid to change Northern Ireland’s abortion laws set for Stormont

Feb 16th 2021, 8:59 AM 20,193 Views 28 Comments

The DUP private member’s bill will attempt to prevent terminations up to birth in cases of non-fatal serious disabilities.

# abortion - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

Argentina's Senate passes law to legalise abortion
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Argentina's Senate passes law to legalise abortion

Dec 30th 2020, 10:45 AM 10,317 Views 50 Comments

The vote means that abortion will be legalised up to the 14th week of pregnancy.

# abortion - Friday 11 December, 2020

Argentina's lower house backs landmark bill to legalise abortion
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Argentina's lower house backs landmark bill to legalise abortion

Dec 11th 2020, 5:44 PM 5,404 Views 6 Comments

The legislation faces an uphill battle in the Senate, which rejected a similar bill two years ago.

# abortion - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Irish bishops say Catholics can take a Covid-19 vaccine developed using foetal tissue
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Irish bishops say Catholics can take a Covid-19 vaccine developed using foetal tissue

Dec 9th 2020, 9:15 PM 49,094 Views 75 Comments

Neither the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine nor the Moderna vaccine were developed using foetal tissue.

# abortion - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Nationwide strike and protests take place in Poland after abortion ruling
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Nationwide strike and protests take place in Poland after abortion ruling

Oct 28th 2020, 10:52 PM 26,404 Views 47 Comments

Krakow, Wroclaw, Szczecin and Lodz have all seen protests.

# abortion - Friday 23 October, 2020

Fifteen people detained at protests following Poland abortion ruling
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Fifteen people detained at protests following Poland abortion ruling

Oct 23rd 2020, 1:24 PM 22,254 Views 36 Comments

The Constitutional Court ruling severely restricts access to abortion in Poland.

# abortion - Monday 20 July, 2020

'Everybody that has a baby gets a million dollars': Kanye West holds first campaign rally
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'Everybody that has a baby gets a million dollars': Kanye West holds first campaign rally

Jul 20th 2020, 7:48 AM 185,400 Views 107 Comments

The rapper spoke about various topics from abortion and religion to international trade and licensing deals.

# abortion - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

6,666 abortions carried out last year under laws enacted after repeal of Eighth Amendment
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6,666 abortions carried out last year under laws enacted after repeal of Eighth Amendment

Jun 30th 2020, 12:44 PM 41,168 Views 278 Comments

These are the first official figures published since Ireland’s liberalised abortion laws came into effect from 1 January 2019.

# abortion - Monday 29 June, 2020

US Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana state law on abortion clinics
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US Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana state law on abortion clinics

Jun 29th 2020, 5:11 PM 17,081 Views 42 Comments

The Louisiana law is virtually identical to one in Texas that the court struck down in 2016.

# abortion - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Abortion guidelines for Northern Ireland approved by MPs in House of Commons
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Abortion guidelines for Northern Ireland approved by MPs in House of Commons

Jun 17th 2020, 8:13 PM 7,965 Views 24 Comments

Abortion is now legal in all circumstances in Northern Ireland in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.

# abortion - Thursday 11 June, 2020

375 women travelled from Ireland to UK for abortions in 2019 - an 87% decrease on 2018
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375 women travelled from Ireland to UK for abortions in 2019 - an 87% decrease on 2018

Jun 11th 2020, 1:42 PM 10,231 Views 18 Comments

More than 1,000 females travelled from Northern Ireland to England or Wales for an abortion last year.

# abortion - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

DUP motion on abortion passed by Northern Ireland Assembly
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DUP motion on abortion passed by Northern Ireland Assembly

Jun 2nd 2020, 9:18 PM 25,232 Views 34 Comments

The motion doesn’t impact or change Northern Ireland’s abortion legislation.

# abortion - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Abortion on request is legal in Northern Ireland from today but women will still have to wait
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Abortion on request is legal in Northern Ireland from today but women will still have to wait

Mar 31st 2020, 6:00 AM 9,280 Views 41 Comments

A medical professional can terminate a pregnancy when it has not exceeded 12 weeks with no extra legal conditions.

# abortion - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Anti-abortion protests at hospitals: How have other countries handled them and what's the way forward here?
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Anti-abortion protests at hospitals: How have other countries handled them and what's the way forward here?

Jan 11th 2020, 1:00 PM 27,311 Views 181 Comments

The problem with drawing up legislation on exclusion zones is that there are competing rights involved, writes lecturer in constitutional law Dr Laura Cahillane.

# abortion - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Vast majority of people support banning protests outside facilities that provide abortion services
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Vast majority of people support banning protests outside facilities that provide abortion services

Jan 8th 2020, 6:00 AM 16,114 Views 77 Comments

Eight in 10 women and over seven in 10 men support the measure, according to a new opinion poll.

# abortion - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Simon Harris said he was 'appalled' by protesters outside the National Maternity Hospital today
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# Exclusion Zones

Simon Harris said he was 'appalled' by protesters outside the National Maternity Hospital today

Jan 1st 2020, 6:50 PM 48,063 Views 306 Comments

Harris responded to a tweet and said he was committed to implementing exclusion zones.

# abortion - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Senior gynaecologist at the Coombe appointed clinical lead of HSE abortion services
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Senior gynaecologist at the Coombe appointed clinical lead of HSE abortion services

Dec 31st 2019, 6:30 AM 35,471 Views 60 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris welcomed the appointment as the next step in providing termination of pregnancy services.

# abortion - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Peter Boylan: 'Online abuse didn't bother me - I wasn't going to resign'
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# Women's Health

Peter Boylan: 'Online abuse didn't bother me - I wasn't going to resign'

Dec 1st 2019, 9:30 AM 20,591 Views 24 Comments

The obstetrician has written about his career in a new memoir.

# abortion - Monday 4 November, 2019

UK government to consult with churches over North's abortion law
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UK government to consult with churches over North's abortion law

Nov 4th 2019, 12:05 AM 15,424 Views 20 Comments

Activists have warned the UK government that it has a legal obligation to limit the scope of conscientious objection.

# abortion - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Judge blocks Alabama abortion ban that would 'yield serious and irreparable harm'
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Judge blocks Alabama abortion ban that would 'yield serious and irreparable harm'

Oct 29th 2019, 10:46 PM 13,820 Views 12 Comments

The strict new laws were set to take effect on 15 November.

# abortion - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Woman prosecuted in Northern Ireland for buying abortion pills acquitted after change in law
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Woman prosecuted in Northern Ireland for buying abortion pills acquitted after change in law

Oct 23rd 2019, 12:01 PM 10,082 Views 0 Comments

“For the first time in six years, I can go back to being the mother I was,” she said.

FactCheck: Nuala O'Loan corrects claim made on Morning Ireland that 90% of abortions a result of morning after pill
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FactCheck: Nuala O'Loan corrects claim made on Morning Ireland that 90% of abortions a result of morning after pill

Oct 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 52,089 Views 38 Comments

The former NI Police Ombudsman made the comments in a Morning Ireland interview yesterday.

# abortion - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Same-sex marriage legalised and abortion decriminalised in Northern Ireland
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Same-sex marriage legalised and abortion decriminalised in Northern Ireland

Oct 22nd 2019, 7:58 AM 39,809 Views 86 Comments

The British government has assumed responsibility for introducing regulations to provide access to abortion by next April.

Explainer: Why can't same-sex couples in Northern Ireland get married until next year?
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Explainer: Why can't same-sex couples in Northern Ireland get married until next year?

Oct 22nd 2019, 12:05 AM 20,406 Views 26 Comments

The first ceremonies could take place on the week of Valentine’s Day 2020.

# abortion - Monday 21 October, 2019

Walkouts from DUP and SDLP amid farcical scenes in Stormont
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Walkouts from DUP and SDLP amid farcical scenes in Stormont

Oct 21st 2019, 2:46 PM 53,510 Views 55 Comments

Private members’ legislation aimed at thwarting the imposition of abortion reform in Northern Ireland were not accepted.

Explainer: Why are some Northern Irish MLAs returning to Stormont?
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Explainer: Why are some Northern Irish MLAs returning to Stormont?

Oct 21st 2019, 6:00 AM 15,431 Views 7 Comments

Other parties are calling the return to Stormont a ‘stunt’.

# abortion - Saturday 19 October, 2019

The Explainer: What are Northern Ireland’s abortion laws and how might they be changing?
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The Explainer: What are Northern Ireland’s abortion laws and how might they be changing?

Oct 19th 2019, 7:30 AM 5,702 Views 1 Comment

We look at how legislation passed in Westminster is set to change abortion laws in Northern Ireland.

# abortion - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Foster backs call for Stormont restoration as NI abortion to be decriminalised by Westminster
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Foster backs call for Stormont restoration as NI abortion to be decriminalised by Westminster

Oct 15th 2019, 8:59 PM 33,300 Views 51 Comments

The move to decriminalise abortion will only be halted if the Stormont executive is restored by 21 October.

# abortion - Friday 4 October, 2019

US Supreme Court to hear challenge to controversial Louisiana abortion law
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US Supreme Court to hear challenge to controversial Louisiana abortion law

Oct 4th 2019, 9:57 PM 9,861 Views 19 Comments

The case is seen as a test for two new judges appointed by Donald Trump.

# abortion - Thursday 3 October, 2019

High Court in Belfast rules Northern Ireland abortion law breaches human rights
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High Court in Belfast rules Northern Ireland abortion law breaches human rights

Oct 3rd 2019, 11:21 AM 8,541 Views 17 Comments

Legislation decriminalising abortion may be introduced this month if the Stormont executive doesn’t resume.

# abortion - Monday 30 September, 2019

Church leaders call for restoration of Stormont to stop abortion law being passed in North
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Church leaders call for restoration of Stormont to stop abortion law being passed in North

Sep 30th 2019, 7:50 AM 9,270 Views 14 Comments

Abortion will be decriminalised in the North if the collapsed assembly is not restored by 21 October.

# abortion - Saturday 28 September, 2019

PHOTOS: Large crowds take to the streets of Dublin for this year's March for Choice
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PHOTOS: Large crowds take to the streets of Dublin for this year's March for Choice

Sep 28th 2019, 4:02 PM 35,646 Views 204 Comments

This is the first March for Choice since Ireland enacted abortion legislation in December.

Large crowds expected at March for Choice in Dublin this afternoon
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Large crowds expected at March for Choice in Dublin this afternoon

Sep 28th 2019, 9:00 AM 32,007 Views 93 Comments

This will be the first March for Choice since Ireland enacted abortion legislation in December.

# abortion - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Drew Harris says existing legislation adequate in dealing with protests outside abortion centres
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Drew Harris says existing legislation adequate in dealing with protests outside abortion centres

Sep 26th 2019, 8:00 PM 7,970 Views 78 Comments

In July, Minister Simon Harris said exclusion zones outside hospitals and GP surgeries will be a “major priority”.

# abortion - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

US judge blocks state law that would ban abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy
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US judge blocks state law that would ban abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy

Aug 28th 2019, 7:52 AM 7,564 Views 38 Comments

A judge in Kansas City said the law violates a previous Supreme Court ruling.

# abortion - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

El Salvador: Woman who was jailed after her baby was stillborn is acquitted in court
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El Salvador: Woman who was jailed after her baby was stillborn is acquitted in court

Aug 20th 2019, 7:23 AM 30,441 Views 18 Comments

The 21-year-old said “it was hard the whole time I was inside.”

# abortion - Friday 19 July, 2019

Simon Harris tells HSE poor coverage of abortion services in west and north west 'is a real concern'
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Simon Harris tells HSE poor coverage of abortion services in west and north west 'is a real concern'

Jul 19th 2019, 12:05 AM 14,995 Views 85 Comments

In May, Harris spoke to representatives of the HSE about why abortion services are available in just half of maternity hospitals and units.

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