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#Abortion Rights

# abortion-rights - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Abortion protests 'aim to destroy Poland', leader of country's ruling party says
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# Protests

Abortion protests 'aim to destroy Poland', leader of country's ruling party says

Oct 27th 2020, 7:59 PM 28,295 Views 36 Comments

A court ruling last week, when published, will rule out abortions in almost all cases in Poland.

# abortion-rights - Monday 29 June, 2020

US Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana state law on abortion clinics
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

US Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana state law on abortion clinics

Jun 29th 2020, 5:11 PM 17,082 Views 42 Comments

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

# abortion-rights - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Ailbhe Smyth: Why Irish activists are going to continue their campaign for abortion rights
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

Ailbhe Smyth: Why Irish activists are going to continue their campaign for abortion rights

May 23rd 2019, 6:00 PM 11,314 Views 82 Comments

We spoke to the former director of the Together for Yes campaign one year on from the Eighth Amendment being repealed.

# abortion-rights - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Abortion rights in the US on the line as Supreme Court loses moderate voice
# Trump Conservatism
# Trump Conservatism

Abortion rights in the US on the line as Supreme Court loses moderate voice

Jun 30th 2018, 9:15 AM 12,295 Views 71 Comments

Abortion campaigners fear Trump will pick an ultra-conservative replacement for Judge Anthony Kennedy.

# abortion-rights - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Abortion: 95% of Irish women who used pills to end pregnancy 'didn't need surgical intervention'
# Abortion Pills
# Abortion Pills

Abortion: 95% of Irish women who used pills to end pregnancy 'didn't need surgical intervention'

May 17th 2017, 6:30 AM 20,973 Views 143 Comments

Study from the British Medical Journal say the pills offer ‘an alternative to unsafe methods’

# abortion-rights - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
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# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Apr 1st 2017, 7:58 PM 12,399 Views 0 Comments

Rescue 116′s flight recorders, the search for a body in Finglas and a landslide in Colombia…

# abortion-rights - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'When the fasten seatbelt light illuminates, my right to decide what happens to my body is paused'
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

'When the fasten seatbelt light illuminates, my right to decide what happens to my body is paused'

Mar 19th 2017, 3:30 PM 312 Views 106 Comments

I’m an ex-pat in London but I turned the frustration I felt about Ireland’s lack of reproductive rights into action, writes Cara Sanquest.

# abortion-rights - Sunday 19 February, 2017

The woman whose Roe v Wade court case legalised abortion in the US has died aged 69
# Complex Character
# Complex Character

The woman whose Roe v Wade court case legalised abortion in the US has died aged 69

Feb 19th 2017, 3:22 PM 18,601 Views 164 Comments

Norma McCorvey actually became a pro-life activist in later life.

# abortion-rights - Thursday 17 November, 2016

'It should be available in a safe way': Scotland could help Northern Irish women obtain abortions
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

'It should be available in a safe way': Scotland could help Northern Irish women obtain abortions

Nov 17th 2016, 9:54 PM 10,167 Views 63 Comments

The country’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she is happy to explore options which would help women access free abortions.

# abortion-rights - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

'People think I'm the devil for having an abortion, but it's the only option that's right for me'
# Ireland's Guilty Secret?
# Ireland's Guilty Secret?

'People think I'm the devil for having an abortion, but it's the only option that's right for me'

Feb 3rd 2015, 9:00 PM 42,255 Views 397 Comments

A young Cork woman has taken part in a BBC documentary that follows her journey to have an abortion in the UK.

# abortion-rights - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Thousands march for "realistic abortion access in Ireland"
# March For Choice
# March For Choice

Thousands march for "realistic abortion access in Ireland"

Sep 27th 2014, 6:41 PM 11,310 Views 343 Comments

The march was organised by the Abortion Rights Campaign.

# abortion-rights - Thursday 19 September, 2013

London women's centre advert that appeals to 'Irish visitors' is misleading
# Advertising
# Advertising

London women's centre advert that appeals to 'Irish visitors' is misleading

Sep 19th 2013, 3:36 PM 14,376 Views 31 Comments

The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority has pulled an advert for a London clinic as it gives the impression it’s an abortion clinic.

# abortion-rights - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Campaign to repeal the Eighth Amendment planned for the autumn
# Abortion
# Abortion

Campaign to repeal the Eighth Amendment planned for the autumn

Jul 14th 2013, 7:45 AM 9,882 Views 165 Comments

The constitutional ban on abortion will come under scrutiny in the new Dáil term.

# abortion-rights - Friday 12 July, 2013

'A historic moment in Ireland, but not one to be celebrated' - reaction to the passing of the abortion bill
# Abortion Bill
# Abortion Bill

'A historic moment in Ireland, but not one to be celebrated' - reaction to the passing of the abortion bill

Jul 12th 2013, 8:02 AM 14,660 Views 185 Comments

While the passing of abortion legislation has been widely welcomed, the Pro-Choice lobby has raised concerns about the scope and implementation of the bill.

# abortion-rights - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Rosary chants and 'Savita' banners greet TDs ahead of contentious vote
# Abortion
# Abortion

Rosary chants and 'Savita' banners greet TDs ahead of contentious vote

Jul 10th 2013, 10:57 AM 10,960 Views 334 Comments

Dozens of pro-life protesters are maintaining their vigil as deputies arrive ahead of today’s abortion vote. Pro-choice campaigners said there were “tensions” between the groups overnight.

# abortion-rights - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Column: Changing the law on abortion is dangerous and unjust
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Changing the law on abortion is dangerous and unjust

May 21st 2013, 8:00 PM 92 Views 353 Comments

There is no evidence to show that abortion treats suicide ideation – this means that any legislation based on the grounds of suicidal ideation is irredeemably damaged, writes Cora Sherlock.