Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now

#abortion laws

# abortion-laws - This year 2022

Florida becomes latest US state to restrict abortion access
# Abortion Laws
# Abortion Laws

Florida becomes latest US state to restrict abortion access

Apr 14th 2022, 10:30 PM 20,629 Views 46 Comments

The new law, which comes into force on 1 July, reduces the abortion limit from 24 to 15 weeks.

Charges dropped against Texas woman arrested for murder over abortion
# Abortion Laws
# Abortion Laws

Charges dropped against Texas woman arrested for murder over abortion

Apr 12th 2022, 7:42 AM 18,988 Views 29 Comments

Lizelle Herrera (26) was arrested on April 7, for “intentionally and knowingly [causing] the death of an individual by self-induced abortion”.

# abortion-laws - Last year 2021

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law
# Abortion Laws
# Abortion Laws

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law

Oct 18th 2021, 10:43 PM 7,856 Views 4 Comments

The law has been in effect since September, aside from a district court-ordered pause that lasted 48 hours.

‘We know your fight’: Protesters in Dublin gather to oppose Texan abortion law
# Dublin To Dallas
# Dublin To Dallas

‘We know your fight’: Protesters in Dublin gather to oppose Texan abortion law

Oct 2nd 2021, 7:00 PM 21,234 Views 76 Comments

The protest took place to coincide with hundreds of similar demonstrations across the US.

# abortion-laws - All time

GP who supports No vote rejects Coveney claim that 'there will be no abortion clinics in Ireland'
# Abortion Laws
# Abortion Laws

GP who supports No vote rejects Coveney claim that 'there will be no abortion clinics in Ireland'

May 14th 2018, 3:28 PM 24,561 Views 142 Comments

The Tánaiste asserted in an op-ed that “there will be no abortion clinics in Ireland”.

Here's what the legislation could look like if the Eighth is repealed
# Abortion Laws
# Abortion Laws

Here's what the legislation could look like if the Eighth is repealed

Mar 26th 2018, 9:37 PM 20,709 Views 207 Comments

Minister Simon Harris is set to bring the general scheme of legislation to Cabinet tomorrow.

Eighth Amendment committee to vote on repealing the Eighth today
# Abortion Laws
# Abortion Laws

Eighth Amendment committee to vote on repealing the Eighth today

Dec 13th 2017, 6:00 AM 6,443 Views 51 Comments

After the vote, the committee will begin drafting a report on its recommendations.

"They’re not being listened to but they’re on the streets protesting as well"
# Abortion Laws
# Abortion Laws

"They’re not being listened to but they’re on the streets protesting as well"

Oct 4th 2016, 6:05 AM 9,102 Views 93 Comments

The Irish and Polish pro-choice movements are not that different.

Labour and Sinn Féin want to repeal the 8th, but not everyone is on the same page
# Abortion Laws
# Abortion Laws

Labour and Sinn Féin want to repeal the 8th, but not everyone is on the same page

Jun 28th 2015, 9:30 PM 18,641 Views 63 Comments

Will people lose the party whip over the highly emotive issue?

Fianna Fáil doesn't want to repeal the 8th Amendment
# Complex Issue
# Complex Issue

Fianna Fáil doesn't want to repeal the 8th Amendment

Jun 28th 2015, 9:30 PM 31,312 Views 115 Comments

Micheál Martin didn’t respond to our survey, while others had an identical reply.

National Women's Council calls State refusal of abortion to woman 'barbaric'
# Abortion Laws
# Abortion Laws

National Women's Council calls State refusal of abortion to woman 'barbaric'

Aug 17th 2014, 11:21 AM 21,962 Views 479 Comments

The Sunday Independent reports that the woman said she was suicidal.

Northern Ireland's justice minister calls for consultation on changing abortion laws
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality

Northern Ireland's justice minister calls for consultation on changing abortion laws

Dec 5th 2013, 2:34 PM 4,804 Views 62 Comments

David Ford said he wants a public consultation into changing abortion laws to allow women carrying babies with fatal foetal abnormalities to have a termination.

Police investigate as woman dies after travelling to UK for abortion
# Abortion
# Abortion

Police investigate as woman dies after travelling to UK for abortion

Jul 22nd 2013, 1:25 PM 21,265 Views 283 Comments

The 32-year-old woman suffered complications in a taxi after the procedure and died in a London hospital shortly afterwards.

Human Rights Commission to submit review of abortion report to Government
# Abortion
# Abortion

Human Rights Commission to submit review of abortion report to Government

Dec 7th 2012, 6:17 PM 3,658 Views 10 Comments

The commission will review the Expert Group report and engage with the Committee of the Council of Europe on the issue.

Ireland's abortion laws under UN spotlight
# Abortion
# Abortion

Ireland's abortion laws under UN spotlight

Sep 30th 2011, 2:57 PM 2,189 Views 111 Comments

The laws will be looked at during Ireland’s first United Nations universal periodic review, where the country’s human rights record will be assessed.

Column: Abortion is a reality in Ireland – now we need to legislate for it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Abortion is a reality in Ireland – now we need to legislate for it

Jul 15th 2011, 7:30 AM 107 Views 73 Comments

Senator Ivana Bacik and her student union colleagues were threatened with jail in 1989 for giving out information on abortion. She argues that public opinion has turned and that the Government must confront reality.

Over 4,400 Irish women travelled to England and Wales for abortions in 2010
# Abortion
# Abortion

Over 4,400 Irish women travelled to England and Wales for abortions in 2010

May 24th 2011, 1:59 PM 4,276 Views 0 Comments

New statistics from UK Department of Health show that 12 Irish women a day sought terminations. The European Court of Human Rights ruled last December that the country’s regulation breached a woman’s rights.