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#Abortion

# abortion - Today’s News

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

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

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

# abortion - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Same-sex marriage legalised and abortion decriminalised in Northern Ireland Change

Same-sex marriage legalised and abortion decriminalised in Northern Ireland

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

From TheJournal.ie Why can't same-sex couples in Northern Ireland get married until next year? Explainer

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

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

# abortion - Monday 21 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Walkouts from DUP and SDLP amid farcical scenes in Stormont Abortion

Walkouts from DUP and SDLP amid farcical scenes in Stormont

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

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why are some Northern Irish MLAs returning to Stormont? NI Assembly

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

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

# abortion - Saturday 19 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: What are Northern Ireland’s abortion laws and how might they be changing? Podcast

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

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

# abortion - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Foster backs call for Stormont restoration as NI abortion to be decriminalised by Westminster Stormont

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

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

# abortion - Friday 4 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court to hear challenge to controversial Louisiana abortion law Reproductive Rights

US Supreme Court to hear challenge to controversial Louisiana abortion law

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

# abortion - Thursday 3 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie High Court in Belfast rules Northern Ireland abortion law breaches human rights Human Rights

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

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

# abortion - Monday 30 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Church leaders call for restoration of Stormont to stop abortion law being passed in North Grave Concerns

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

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

# abortion - Saturday 28 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Large crowds take to the streets of Dublin for this year's March for Choice Abortion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Large crowds expected at March for Choice in Dublin this afternoon Abortion

Large crowds expected at March for Choice in Dublin this afternoon

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

# abortion - Thursday 26 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Drew Harris says existing legislation adequate in dealing with protests outside abortion centres Exclusion Zones

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

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

# abortion - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US judge blocks state law that would ban abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy Missouri

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

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

# abortion - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie El Salvador: Woman who was jailed after her baby was stillborn is acquitted in court Women's Rights

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

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

# abortion - Friday 19 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris tells HSE poor coverage of abortion services in west and north west 'is a real concern' Abortion

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

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

# abortion - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Conscientious objection prevents full rollout of abortion services in several maternity hospitals Freedom Of Information

Conscientious objection prevents full rollout of abortion services in several maternity hospitals

The Health Department said it will be asking the HSE to fully implement abortion services in all maternity hospitals and units by September.

# abortion - Thursday 11 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'The DUP didn't want this, but some will be relieved': What happens now in Northern Ireland? Explainer

'The DUP didn't want this, but some will be relieved': What happens now in Northern Ireland?

These votes have been a long-time coming – but make the return of power-sharing much less likely.

# abortion - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Harris accused of letting abortion protest exclusion zones 'fall off the agenda' Holles Street

Harris accused of letting abortion protest exclusion zones 'fall off the agenda'

The group that staged a protest outside the National Maternity Hospital with three small white coffins plans to return this Saturday.

# abortion - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie London Irish campaigners taking British government to court over Northern Ireland abortion laws LIARC

London Irish campaigners taking British government to court over Northern Ireland abortion laws

The group claims the secretary of state for Northern Ireland, Karen Bradley, is legally obliged to take action in the absence of the devolved Assembly.

# abortion - Thursday 4 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Manslaughter charges dropped against US woman who lost her baby after being shot while pregnant Marshae Jones

Manslaughter charges dropped against US woman who lost her baby after being shot while pregnant

27 year-old Marshae Jones was shot during a fight last December.

# abortion - Friday 21 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie My Options website has over 170,000 visits since last December Support Line

My Options website has over 170,000 visits since last December

The majority of visitors to the site are female, around 82%

# abortion - Saturday 15 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie German court fines two doctors over abortion 'advertising' Berlin

German court fines two doctors over abortion 'advertising'

The ruling comes after the recent easing of a Nazi-era law banning practitioners from advertising of pregnancy terminations.

# abortion - Thursday 13 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Number of Irish women travelling to England and Wales for abortions dropped in 2018 Abortion

Number of Irish women travelling to England and Wales for abortions dropped in 2018

The number of Irish women ordering abortion pills online increased in 2018.

# abortion - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Peadar Tóibín tells Dáil that family at centre of Holles Street termination case believe it was an "illegal abortion" Dáil

Peadar Tóibín tells Dáil that family at centre of Holles Street termination case believe it was an "illegal abortion"

Tóibín was speaking to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar under Dáil privilege today.

# abortion - Thursday 30 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Louisiana lawmakers pass controversial 'heartbeat' abortion ban Louisiana

Louisiana lawmakers pass controversial 'heartbeat' abortion ban

Restrictions passed by a number of US States recently are expected to be blocked in lower courts and eventually appealed to the Supreme Court.

# abortion - Thursday 23 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'It's taking time': Together for Yes to continue campaigning one year on from result of repeal vote Ailbhe Smyth

'It's taking time': Together for Yes to continue campaigning one year on from result of repeal vote

Sunday marks one year since the result of the 8th amendment referendum was announced.

# abortion - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar confirms independent review will be carried out into an abortion at the National Maternity Hospital Abortion

Varadkar confirms independent review will be carried out into an abortion at the National Maternity Hospital

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said his heart goes out to the couple involved in the case.

From TheJournal.ie HSE to spend up to €60k on abortion in Ireland research study Abortion

HSE to spend up to €60k on abortion in Ireland research study

Abortion services were introduced in Ireland earlier this year.

# abortion - Monday 20 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: Why are so many US states tightening abortion laws right now? Podcast

The Explainer: Why are so many US states tightening abortion laws right now?

With a Supreme Court dominated by conservatives and a pro-life president, this type of shift in abortion legislation had been expected for some time – so what happens now?

# abortion - Sunday 19 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he's 'strongly pro-life' but supports abortion in cases of rape, incest and protecting life of mother Abortion

Trump says he's 'strongly pro-life' but supports abortion in cases of rape, incest and protecting life of mother

Trump’s comments come after several US states passed tough new restrictions on abortions.

# abortion - Saturday 18 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Couple at centre of Holles Street abortion case 'utterly, utterly devastated' Holles Street

Couple at centre of Holles Street abortion case 'utterly, utterly devastated'

An external review is due to be carried out into the circumstances around the abortion.

# abortion - Friday 17 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie External review expected to be carried out into abortion at National Maternity Hospital Holles Street

External review expected to be carried out into abortion at National Maternity Hospital

The review is expected to be carried out by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in Britain.

# abortion - Thursday 16 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Peadar Tóibín hits out at larger parties: 'If you vote Fianna Fáil, you get Fine Gael' Aontú Manifesto

Peadar Tóibín hits out at larger parties: 'If you vote Fianna Fáil, you get Fine Gael'

Aontú has 53 candidates running in the local elections.

From TheJournal.ie Why are abortion laws being restricted in the US right now? The Explainer

Why are abortion laws being restricted in the US right now?

This week has seen a lot of discussion around abortion laws in the US state of Georgia and Alabama – but what is the situation countrywide?

From TheJournal.ie 'A sad day for women in Alabama' as strict abortion ban signed into law Abortion Ban

'A sad day for women in Alabama' as strict abortion ban signed into law

The legislation would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a crime punishable by up to 99 years in prison.

# abortion - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 99-year prison terms and no exceptions for rape victims as Alabama senate passes toughest abortion ban bill in US Abortion

99-year prison terms and no exceptions for rape victims as Alabama senate passes toughest abortion ban bill in US

Performing an abortion could see doctors handed 99-year prison sentences.

# abortion - Sunday 12 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Actress Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike to protest abortion laws in Georgia Alyssa Milano

Actress Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike to protest abortion laws in Georgia

A list of Hollywood stars had threatened in late March to refuse to work in Georgia if it adopted the new abortion restrictions.

# abortion - Thursday 9 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Row breaks out in Alabama senate over 'foetal heartbeat' abortion law Roe V Wade

Row breaks out in Alabama senate over 'foetal heartbeat' abortion law

If Alabama’s new laws are challenged, pro-life politicians are hoping it will eventually be brought before the Supreme Court.

# abortion - Sunday 21 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Ten out of 19 maternity units have abortion services in place Rotunda Hospital

Ten out of 19 maternity units have abortion services in place

The HSE has said that “service demand remains within the predicted limits” in relation to abortion services.

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