# abortion - Today’s News
# abortion - Saturday 30 April, 2016
Abortion pills taken without medical supervision can kill you, writes Niamh Uí Bhriain of the Life Institute. # abortion - Saturday 23 April, 2016
Speaking at the Sinn Fein Ard Fheis he cautioned against anyone using medication accessed on the internet.
# abortion - Friday 22 April, 2016
When the law does not suit our lives, we take matters into our own hands, writes Need
Abortion Ireland, a new support group for women seeking abortion services. # abortion - Monday 11 April, 2016
A woman who ordered pills online was given a suspended sentence in Belfast last week.
# abortion - Wednesday 6 April, 2016
A woman appeared before Belfast Crown Court today accused of buying abortion pills for her daughter.
# abortion - Tuesday 5 April, 2016
The short answer is that it’s difficult to rule out the possibility.
# abortion - Monday 4 April, 2016
She bought the pills online as she failed to raise enough money to travel to England for a termination.
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The letter was read out as the Catholic Church in Poland launched its campaign in support of proposed legislation to ban abortion.
# abortion - Thursday 31 March, 2016
Amnesty International is also not happy with the Republican’s comments.
# abortion - Wednesday 30 March, 2016
He’s since tried to backtrack.
The last government legislated for an individual’s autonomy in medical cases – except if you’re a pregnant woman, writes barrister Kate Butler.
# abortion - Tuesday 29 March, 2016
The campaign supported by Amnesty International is starting today.
# abortion - Saturday 12 March, 2016
The term is left hanging in the background of debate, casting a vague and supposedly scary shadow over the future, writes Dr Robert Grant.
# abortion - Friday 11 March, 2016
He says he’ll keep his followers informed.
# abortion - Wednesday 9 March, 2016
Lisa Chambers favours abortion in cases of rape, incest and fatal foetal abnormality.
# abortion - Friday 4 March, 2016
Almost three quarters of the people polled think there should be a referendum to allow the people to vote on the Eighth amendment.
# abortion - Thursday 3 March, 2016
The case concerns whether or not a Texas law aims to protect women’s health, or to restrict access to abortions.
# abortion - Saturday 27 February, 2016
The party’s collapse means social change will not happen, according to Kevin Humphreys.
Michelle and Vin Manley spent three hours with their son before he died – but they say there’s no right decision for couples faced with the same decision as they were.
# abortion - Thursday 25 February, 2016
Kenny said he had listened very carefully to the “courageous people” who had spoken of their experiences with unborn children.
The then US secretary of state was briefed about the Savita Halappanavar case before a trip to Ireland.
# abortion - Saturday 20 February, 2016
It’s been quite the issue in GE16 over the past week.
# abortion - Thursday 18 February, 2016
The party has outlined its plans to hold a referendum on the abortion ban if returned to government.
Today’s statement from the Bishops’ Conference coincides with a Labour event calling for a referendum.
# abortion - Wednesday 17 February, 2016
I made a decision to abort at seven weeks for many reasons, writes an anonymous contributor.
# abortion - Sunday 7 February, 2016
The 2002 abortion referendum debate made for a heated political battle between two of the country’s rising young political stars.
# abortion - Saturday 30 January, 2016
Anne Ferris said she could wallpaper a room in her house with the abuse she has received.
# abortion - Friday 15 January, 2016
The UN asked the Irish government about the situation of girls who are victims of rape and incest, and was patently told that there is no provision for these girls unless they are suicidal.
# abortion - Monday 11 January, 2016
The Taoiseach said a citizens’ assembly, similar to the Constitutional Convention, will examine the issue within six months if Fine Gael is re-elected.
# abortion - Sunday 10 January, 2016
Fears that this would happen have been proven unfounded.
# abortion - Sunday 3 January, 2016
Ardal O’ Hanlon and Pat Shortt are among the cast.
While over 90% of abortions in England are performed in the first trimester of pregnancy, fatal foetal abnormalities and pregnancies resulting from sexual violence are often the exception.
# abortion - Wednesday 30 December, 2015
Katrina Pierson said it would raise awareness about abortion.
# abortion - Tuesday 29 December, 2015
If you believe that mothers should come first when being treated medically, then the eighth needs to be repealed, writes Sam Elliot.
# abortion - Monday 28 December, 2015
However, the Taoiseach would not be drawn on any possible date for a referendum on the matter.
# abortion - Thursday 17 December, 2015
Leo Varadkar says he supports the Taoiseach’s plan to call a convention on the issue.
# abortion - Wednesday 16 December, 2015
John Halligan made an impassioned speech today.
# abortion - Monday 14 December, 2015
Manchester was the destination for more than a third of those travelling.
# abortion - Saturday 12 December, 2015
A new report from Amnesty International looks at the treatment of those advocating for safe abortions and sexual health across Latin America.
The veteran broadcaster has spoken of the challenges he faced while reporting on abortion in the United Kingdom.