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#Abortion Law

# abortion-law - Saturday 9 October, 2021

Strictest abortion law in the US reinstated following court order
# United States
# United States

Strictest abortion law in the US reinstated following court order

Oct 9th 2021, 7:14 AM 22,830 Views 57 Comments

Clinics had braced for the New Orleans-based appeals court to act fast.

# abortion-law - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions
# United States
# United States

Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions

Oct 7th 2021, 7:10 AM 14,592 Views 19 Comments

The ruling is the first legal blow to the contentious Texas law known as Senate Bill 8.

# abortion-law - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Abortion guidance for Northern Ireland published by UK government
# Ni
# Ni

Abortion guidance for Northern Ireland published by UK government

Oct 8th 2019, 7:16 AM 6,281 Views 7 Comments

The abortion law won’t change later this month if the NI Executive is restored by 21 October.

# abortion-law - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Abortion decriminalised across Australia after New South Wales overturns 119-year-old law
# New South Wales
# New South Wales

Abortion decriminalised across Australia after New South Wales overturns 119-year-old law

Sep 26th 2019, 7:40 AM 11,753 Views 36 Comments

The passage of the bill was cheered by pro-choice advocates.

# abortion-law - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Irish Bishops say people who voted for repeal 'may not be entirely happy with their choice’ one year on
# Abortion Law
# Abortion Law

Irish Bishops say people who voted for repeal 'may not be entirely happy with their choice’ one year on

May 26th 2019, 6:07 PM 19,670 Views 92 Comments

Today marks exactly one year since the result of the referendum was announced

# abortion-law - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Why are abortion laws being restricted in the US right now?
# The Explainer
# The Explainer

Why are abortion laws being restricted in the US right now?

May 16th 2019, 6:00 PM 14,990 Views 60 Comments

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?

# abortion-law - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Calls to remove all maternity costs for women as abortion legislation introduced in Dáil
# Abortion Legislation
# Abortion Legislation

Calls to remove all maternity costs for women as abortion legislation introduced in Dáil

Oct 4th 2018, 4:31 PM 25,488 Views 86 Comments

Simon Harris told the Dáil that in legislating for abortion services in Ireland, they are ‘making history’.

# abortion-law - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Cost of rolling out abortion services in Ireland will be 'significant', says Harris
# Abortion Law
# Abortion Law

Cost of rolling out abortion services in Ireland will be 'significant', says Harris

Updated Sep 27th 2018, 4:00 PM 21,808 Views 107 Comments

The abortion legislation will be introduced in the Dáil next week

# abortion-law - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Simon Harris says abortion legislation could pass through Dáíl by September
# Abortion Law
# Abortion Law

Simon Harris says abortion legislation could pass through Dáíl by September

May 30th 2018, 8:35 PM 8,479 Views 36 Comments

Ireland voted 66.4% to 33.6% on Friday to remove the Eighth Amendment

# abortion-law - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Murder charges dropped against woman who took abortion pill five months into pregnancy
# Georgia
# Georgia

Murder charges dropped against woman who took abortion pill five months into pregnancy

Jun 10th 2015, 8:02 AM 18,209 Views 65 Comments

The baby lived for a half hour after it was delivered in the back of a car.

# abortion-law - Sunday 21 July, 2013

How does Irish abortion law compare to rest of EU?
# EU-wide Law
# EU-wide Law

How does Irish abortion law compare to rest of EU?

Jul 21st 2013, 8:45 AM 16,013 Views 291 Comments

Abortion is only completely banned in Malta of all the 28 states.

# abortion-law - Friday 12 July, 2013

Catch-up: The things you should know about final Dáil abortion vote
# This Happened
# This Happened

Catch-up: The things you should know about final Dáil abortion vote

Jul 12th 2013, 7:00 AM 17,358 Views 46 Comments

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.

# abortion-law - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Final Dáil vote on abortion legislation
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Final Dáil vote on abortion legislation

Jul 10th 2013, 7:15 AM 2,847 Views 31 Comments

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?

# abortion-law - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

North Dakota outlaws most abortions
# Abortion
# Abortion

North Dakota outlaws most abortions

Mar 26th 2013, 6:19 PM 7,582 Views 142 Comments

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.

# abortion-law - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Vigils held around the country for Savita Halappanavar
# Savita
# Savita

Vigils held around the country for Savita Halappanavar

Nov 15th 2012, 8:46 AM 8,383 Views 85 Comments

Thousands attended vigils and demonstrations in Dublin, Cork and Limerick yesterday evening.

# abortion-law - Thursday 16 December, 2010

Ireland may legislate for abortion following European court ruling
# Abortion
# Abortion

Ireland may legislate for abortion following European court ruling

Dec 16th 2010, 12:35 PM 1,198 Views 0 Comments

One of the three women who claimed that her rights were violated by Ireland’s ban on abortion wins a landmark legal challenge.