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#Abortion Law

# abortion-law - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Abortion guidance for Northern Ireland published by UK government

The abortion law won’t change later this month if the NI Executive is restored by 21 October.

# abortion-law - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Abortion decriminalised across Australia after New South Wales overturns 119-year-old law

The passage of the bill was cheered by pro-choice advocates.

# abortion-law - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Irish Bishops say people who voted for repeal 'may not be entirely happy with their choice’ one year on

Today marks exactly one year since the result of the referendum was announced

# abortion-law - Thursday 16 May, 2019

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?

# abortion-law - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Calls to remove all maternity costs for women as abortion legislation introduced in Dáil

Simon Harris told the Dáil that in legislating for abortion services in Ireland, they are ‘making history’.

# abortion-law - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Cost of rolling out abortion services in Ireland will be 'significant', says Harris

The abortion legislation will be introduced in the Dáil next week

# abortion-law - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Simon Harris says abortion legislation could pass through Dáíl by September

Ireland voted 66.4% to 33.6% on Friday to remove the Eighth Amendment

# abortion-law - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Murder charges dropped against woman who took abortion pill five months into pregnancy

The baby lived for a half hour after it was delivered in the back of a car.

# abortion-law - Sunday 21 July, 2013

How does Irish abortion law compare to rest of EU?

Abortion is only completely banned in Malta of all the 28 states.

# abortion-law - Friday 12 July, 2013

Catch-up: The things you should know about final Dáil abortion vote

A ministerial rebellion and a new minister within hours; anger at criminalisation of and lack of advocacy for women; the Dáil bar can stay open until 5am.

# abortion-law - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Final Dáil vote on abortion legislation

It’s going to be a long evening with the vote on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill. Who will vote for and against – and potentially lose their party whip?

# abortion-law - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

North Dakota outlaws most abortions

There are no exceptions for rape, incest, the health of the mother or if she would lose the pregnancy anyway as a result of a fetal abnormality.

# abortion-law - Thursday 15 November, 2012

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Vigils held around the country for Savita Halappanavar

Thousands attended vigils and demonstrations in Dublin, Cork and Limerick yesterday evening.

# abortion-law - Thursday 16 December, 2010

Ireland may legislate for abortion following European court ruling

One of the three women who claimed that her rights were violated by Ireland’s ban on abortion wins a landmark legal challenge.