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US Catholic bishops advance effort that could deny Biden holy communion
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US Catholic bishops advance effort that could deny Biden holy communion

Sat 10:11 AM 68,179 Views 123 Comments

Biden supports the landmark 1973 US Supreme Court decision affirming a woman’s right to an abortion.

Over 550 people crossed the Irish Sea for an abortion in 2020
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Over 550 people crossed the Irish Sea for an abortion in 2020

Jun 10th 2021, 2:27 PM 12,422 Views 6 Comments

The number of Irish residents having an abortion in the UK has dropped signficantly since the repeal of the eighth amendment.

Three years after the referendum vote, just one in 10 GPs are offering abortion services
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Three years after the referendum vote, just one in 10 GPs are offering abortion services

Updated May 25th 2021, 11:07 AM 19,367 Views 36 Comments

Early medical abortions are accessed by women through GPs if the pregnancy is under 10 weeks.

Tory MPs warn new Northern Ireland abortion powers ‘put Union at risk’
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Tory MPs warn new Northern Ireland abortion powers ‘put Union at risk’

Mar 25th 2021, 1:33 PM 19,488 Views 7 Comments

Brandon Lewis said it is unacceptable that women and girls in the North cannot access abortion services.

NI secretary urges Stormont to roll out abortion services before he orders executive to do so
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NI secretary urges Stormont to roll out abortion services before he orders executive to do so

Mar 23rd 2021, 5:21 PM 8,198 Views 7 Comments

Brandon Lewis could have the power to rollout services from London next month.

British government to intervene in bid to end Northern Ireland abortion stand-off
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British government to intervene in bid to end Northern Ireland abortion stand-off

Mar 23rd 2021, 8:47 AM 10,371 Views 12 Comments

Abortion laws in the region were liberalised by MPs at Westminster in 2019.

DUP will ‘vigorously oppose’ fresh Westminster intervention over abortion laws
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DUP will ‘vigorously oppose’ fresh Westminster intervention over abortion laws

Mar 19th 2021, 7:40 AM 19,829 Views 75 Comments

The UK Government has stated disappointment that full abortion services have not yet been commissioned in Northern Ireland

McDonald says Sinn Féin abstained in abortion bill vote because it was a DUP 'stunt'
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McDonald says Sinn Féin abstained in abortion bill vote because it was a DUP 'stunt'

Updated Mar 16th 2021, 4:24 PM 32,761 Views 31 Comments

Sinn Féin abstained from a vote on the Severe Fetal Impairment Abortion (Amendment) Bill last night.

DUP's bid to change Northern Ireland’s abortion laws set for Stormont
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DUP's bid to change Northern Ireland’s abortion laws set for Stormont

Feb 16th 2021, 8:59 AM 20,219 Views 28 Comments

The DUP private member’s bill will attempt to prevent terminations up to birth in cases of non-fatal serious disabilities.

Argentina's Senate passes law to legalise abortion
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Argentina's Senate passes law to legalise abortion

Dec 30th 2020, 10:45 AM 10,327 Views 50 Comments

The vote means that abortion will be legalised up to the 14th week of pregnancy.

Argentina's lower house backs landmark bill to legalise abortion
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Argentina's lower house backs landmark bill to legalise abortion

Dec 11th 2020, 5:44 PM 5,406 Views 6 Comments

The legislation faces an uphill battle in the Senate, which rejected a similar bill two years ago.

Irish bishops say Catholics can take a Covid-19 vaccine developed using foetal tissue
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Irish bishops say Catholics can take a Covid-19 vaccine developed using foetal tissue

Dec 9th 2020, 9:15 PM 49,190 Views 75 Comments

Neither the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine nor the Moderna vaccine were developed using foetal tissue.

Nationwide strike and protests take place in Poland after abortion ruling
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Nationwide strike and protests take place in Poland after abortion ruling

Oct 28th 2020, 10:52 PM 26,409 Views 47 Comments

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

Fifteen people detained at protests following Poland abortion ruling
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Fifteen people detained at protests following Poland abortion ruling

Oct 23rd 2020, 1:24 PM 22,257 Views 36 Comments

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

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

Jul 20th 2020, 7:48 AM 185,420 Views 107 Comments

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

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

Jun 30th 2020, 12:44 PM 41,389 Views 280 Comments

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

US Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana state law on abortion clinics
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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 guidelines for Northern Ireland approved by MPs in House of Commons
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Abortion guidelines for Northern Ireland approved by MPs in House of Commons

Jun 17th 2020, 8:13 PM 7,965 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Jun 11th 2020, 1:42 PM 10,409 Views 19 Comments

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

DUP motion on abortion passed by Northern Ireland Assembly
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DUP motion on abortion passed by Northern Ireland Assembly

Jun 2nd 2020, 9:18 PM 25,246 Views 34 Comments

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

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

Mar 31st 2020, 6:00 AM 9,320 Views 41 Comments

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

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

Jan 11th 2020, 1:00 PM 27,341 Views 181 Comments

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

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

Jan 8th 2020, 6:00 AM 16,118 Views 77 Comments

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

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

Jan 1st 2020, 6:50 PM 48,064 Views 306 Comments

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

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

Dec 31st 2019, 6:30 AM 35,527 Views 60 Comments

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

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

Dec 1st 2019, 9:30 AM 20,663 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Nov 4th 2019, 12:05 AM 15,426 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Oct 29th 2019, 10:46 PM 13,820 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Oct 23rd 2019, 12:01 PM 10,092 Views 0 Comments

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

FactCheck: Nuala O'Loan corrects claim made on Morning Ireland that 90% of abortions a result of morning after pill
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FactCheck: Nuala O'Loan corrects claim made on Morning Ireland that 90% of abortions a result of morning after pill

Oct 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 52,116 Views 38 Comments

The former NI Police Ombudsman made the comments in a Morning Ireland interview yesterday.

Same-sex marriage legalised and abortion decriminalised in Northern Ireland
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Same-sex marriage legalised and abortion decriminalised in Northern Ireland

Oct 22nd 2019, 7:58 AM 39,821 Views 87 Comments

The British government has assumed responsibility for introducing regulations to provide access to abortion by next April.

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

Oct 22nd 2019, 12:05 AM 20,412 Views 26 Comments

The first ceremonies could take place on the week of Valentine’s Day 2020.

Walkouts from DUP and SDLP amid farcical scenes in Stormont
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Walkouts from DUP and SDLP amid farcical scenes in Stormont

Oct 21st 2019, 2:46 PM 53,514 Views 55 Comments

Private members’ legislation aimed at thwarting the imposition of abortion reform in Northern Ireland were not accepted.

Explainer: Why are some Northern Irish MLAs returning to Stormont?
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Explainer: Why are some Northern Irish MLAs returning to Stormont?

Oct 21st 2019, 6:00 AM 15,433 Views 7 Comments

Other parties are calling the return to Stormont a ‘stunt’.

The Explainer: What are Northern Ireland’s abortion laws and how might they be changing?
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The Explainer: What are Northern Ireland’s abortion laws and how might they be changing?

Oct 19th 2019, 7:30 AM 5,702 Views 1 Comment

We look at how legislation passed in Westminster is set to change abortion laws in Northern Ireland.

Foster backs call for Stormont restoration as NI abortion to be decriminalised by Westminster
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Foster backs call for Stormont restoration as NI abortion to be decriminalised by Westminster

Oct 15th 2019, 8:59 PM 33,303 Views 51 Comments

The move to decriminalise abortion will only be halted if the Stormont executive is restored by 21 October.

US Supreme Court to hear challenge to controversial Louisiana abortion law
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US Supreme Court to hear challenge to controversial Louisiana abortion law

Oct 4th 2019, 9:57 PM 9,861 Views 19 Comments

The case is seen as a test for two new judges appointed by Donald Trump.

High Court in Belfast rules Northern Ireland abortion law breaches human rights
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High Court in Belfast rules Northern Ireland abortion law breaches human rights

Oct 3rd 2019, 11:21 AM 8,546 Views 17 Comments

Legislation decriminalising abortion may be introduced this month if the Stormont executive doesn’t resume.

Church leaders call for restoration of Stormont to stop abortion law being passed in North
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Church leaders call for restoration of Stormont to stop abortion law being passed in North

Sep 30th 2019, 7:50 AM 9,270 Views 14 Comments

Abortion will be decriminalised in the North if the collapsed assembly is not restored by 21 October.

PHOTOS: Large crowds take to the streets of Dublin for this year's March for Choice
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PHOTOS: Large crowds take to the streets of Dublin for this year's March for Choice

Sep 28th 2019, 4:02 PM 35,654 Views 204 Comments

This is the first March for Choice since Ireland enacted abortion legislation in December.

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