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# Abortion

This year
Opinion: On the Repeal anniversary, remember the right to abortion is being eroded globally
Orla O'Connor
Six-week abortion ban in Florida, described as a 'nightmare' by Biden, takes effect
How women are treated during pregnancy and when they complain 'isn't good enough', says junior minister
Minister of State for European Affairs says ambitious women are often portrayed as a bad thing.
Minister of State Jennifer Carrroll MacNeill, who has previously spoken about her own experiences with miscarriage, said she found Dáil abortion debate this week 'difficult'
Almost 1,000 people in Ireland have contacted UK abortion charity since 2018 referendum
Arizona uses 1864 law to effectively ban abortion across the US state
French politicians vote overwhelmingly for bill enshrining abortion as a constitutional right
Last year
'Reproductive fascism': Read the letters calling on Mary Robinson to intervene in X Case
Many people, from Ireland and abroad, contacted the president about the controversial case in 1992.
The X Case centred on a 14-year-old girl who became pregnant after being raped
The letters to Robinson highlight how divisise the issue was in Ireland and abroad
'It is with disbelief and disgust that we heard about the young girl who has been forbidden to leave Ireland'
Texas court blocks woman from emergency abortion despite earlier approval
Texas judge allows woman with risky pregnancy to have abortion
Five more maternity hospitals to provide abortion services from Monday
Macron vows to enshrine rights to abortion in French constitution by next year
Safe access zone law could be 'made a mockery of' if gardaí can't log warnings, TDs say
Some doctors 'actively obstruct' women from getting abortions, committee hears
Britney Spears says she had abortion while dating Justin Timberlake
Donald Trump labels Florida governor’s abortion ban a ‘terrible mistake’
Top Mexican court decriminalises abortion nationwide
Debunked: Are a Senator’s maps showing potential Safe Access Zones around hospitals accurate?
Cabinet approves legislation for safe acces zones around abortion providers
Biden vows to fight Republicans' 'extreme' anti-abortion agenda
FactCheck: Abortion bill still many stages away from passing into law
Mother-of-three jailed in UK for illegally obtaining abortion pills too late into pregnancy
Despite a free vote, no FF TDs and just one FG TD voted in favour of PBP's abortion bill
Taoiseach suggests Dáil vote for PBP abortion bill could speed up legal changes
Ivana Bacik: How abortion campaign went from 'desperately lonely' to 'tremendously positive'
'This is a sensitive issue': Tánaiste defends Govt approach in dealing with abortion law review
The long road to Repeal, a timeline of abortion law in Ireland
Ireland voted for Repeal five years ago, where are we now with abortion services?
Holly Cairns: 'Our healthcare shouldn't be informed by Leo saying he feels uncomfortable'
US Republicans fret over abortion as states balk at bans
Five years on: First review of Ireland's abortion laws recommends significant changes
US Supreme Court preserves women's access to abortion drug
Varadkar 'reluctant' to make changes after review of state's abortion laws seeks end to three-day wait
US Supreme Court to deliver ruling on abortion pill access
Govt summer priorities: Renters' rights, safe access zones, vaping rules and late-night pubs
Florida governor Ron DeSantis signs bill banning abortion after six weeks
US Justice Dept takes abortion pill fight to Supreme Court
Access to abortion pill in the US plunged into uncertainty following conflicting rulings
Review of abortion services to go to Cabinet in coming weeks
'Enormous burden': Labour call for removal of wait period for abortion care
Five women sue the state of Texas after they were denied abortions