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# Abortion Law

This year
Review of abortion services to go to Cabinet in coming weeks
Health Minister Stephen Donnelly said the review was ‘about improving access to services’.
All time
Strictest abortion law in the US reinstated following court order
Clinics had braced for the New Orleans-based appeals court to act fast.
Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions
The ruling is the first legal blow to the contentious Texas law known as Senate Bill 8.
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 decriminalised across Australia after New South Wales overturns 119-year-old law
The passage of the bill was cheered by pro-choice advocates.
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
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?
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’.
Cost of rolling out abortion services in Ireland will be 'significant', says Harris
The abortion legislation will be introduced in the Dáil next week
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
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.
How does Irish abortion law compare to rest of EU?
Abortion is only completely banned in Malta of all the 28 states.
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.
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?
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.
Vigils held around the country for Savita Halappanavar
Thousands attended vigils and demonstrations in Dublin, Cork and Limerick yesterday evening.
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.