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From TheJournal.ie Nationwide strike and protests take place in Poland after abortion ruling Protests

Nationwide strike and protests take place in Poland after abortion ruling

Krakow, Wroclaw, Szczecin and Lodz have all seen protests.

From TheJournal.ie Fifteen people detained at protests following Poland abortion ruling Warsaw

Fifteen people detained at protests following Poland abortion ruling

The Constitutional Court ruling severely restricts access to abortion in Poland.

From TheJournal.ie 'Everybody that has a baby gets a million dollars': Kanye West holds first campaign rally The West Wing

'Everybody that has a baby gets a million dollars': Kanye West holds first campaign rally

The rapper spoke about various topics from abortion and religion to international trade and licensing deals.

From TheJournal.ie 6,666 abortions carried out last year under laws enacted after repeal of Eighth Amendment Termination Of Pregnancy

6,666 abortions carried out last year under laws enacted after repeal of Eighth Amendment

These are the first official figures published since Ireland’s liberalised abortion laws came into effect from 1 January 2019.

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana state law on abortion clinics Abortion Rights

US Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana state law on abortion clinics

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

From TheJournal.ie Abortion guidelines for Northern Ireland approved by MPs in House of Commons Abortion

Abortion guidelines for Northern Ireland approved by MPs in House of Commons

Abortion is now legal in all circumstances in Northern Ireland in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.

From TheJournal.ie 375 women travelled from Ireland to UK for abortions in 2019 - an 87% decrease on 2018 Health

375 women travelled from Ireland to UK for abortions in 2019 - an 87% decrease on 2018

More than 1,000 females travelled from Northern Ireland to England or Wales for an abortion last year.

From TheJournal.ie DUP motion on abortion passed by Northern Ireland Assembly Northern Ireland

DUP motion on abortion passed by Northern Ireland Assembly

The motion doesn’t impact or change Northern Ireland’s abortion legislation.

From TheJournal.ie Abortion on request is legal in Northern Ireland from today but women will still have to wait Health

Abortion on request is legal in Northern Ireland from today but women will still have to wait

A medical professional can terminate a pregnancy when it has not exceeded 12 weeks with no extra legal conditions.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-abortion protests at hospitals: How have other countries handled them and what's the way forward here? Opinion

Anti-abortion protests at hospitals: How have other countries handled them and what's the way forward here?

The problem with drawing up legislation on exclusion zones is that there are competing rights involved, writes lecturer in constitutional law Dr Laura Cahillane.

From TheJournal.ie Vast majority of people support banning protests outside facilities that provide abortion services Exclusion Zones

Vast majority of people support banning protests outside facilities that provide abortion services

Eight in 10 women and over seven in 10 men support the measure, according to a new opinion poll.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris said he was 'appalled' by protesters outside the National Maternity Hospital today Exclusion Zones

Simon Harris said he was 'appalled' by protesters outside the National Maternity Hospital today

Harris responded to a tweet and said he was committed to implementing exclusion zones.

From TheJournal.ie Senior gynaecologist at the Coombe appointed clinical lead of HSE abortion services HSE

Senior gynaecologist at the Coombe appointed clinical lead of HSE abortion services

Health Minister Simon Harris welcomed the appointment as the next step in providing termination of pregnancy services.

From TheJournal.ie Peter Boylan: 'Online abuse didn't bother me - I wasn't going to resign' Women's Health

Peter Boylan: 'Online abuse didn't bother me - I wasn't going to resign'

The obstetrician has written about his career in a new memoir.

From TheJournal.ie UK government to consult with churches over North's abortion law Conscientious Objection

UK government to consult with churches over North's abortion law

Activists have warned the UK government that it has a legal obligation to limit the scope of conscientious objection.

From TheJournal.ie Judge blocks Alabama abortion ban that would 'yield serious and irreparable harm' Strict Laws

Judge blocks Alabama abortion ban that would 'yield serious and irreparable harm'

The strict new laws were set to take effect on 15 November.

From TheJournal.ie Woman prosecuted in Northern Ireland for buying abortion pills acquitted after change in law Belfast

Woman prosecuted in Northern Ireland for buying abortion pills acquitted after change in law

“For the first time in six years, I can go back to being the mother I was,” she said.

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.

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

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.

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’.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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”.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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%

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.

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