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#Abortion Rights

# abortion-rights - This year 2022

Kansas voters protect abortion rights in post-Roe v Wade referendum
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

Kansas voters protect abortion rights in post-Roe v Wade referendum

Aug 3rd 2022, 9:51 AM 17,084 Views 16 Comments

The referendum was the first test of US voter sentiment about abortion rights since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade in June.

US Justice Department sues Idaho over near-total abortion ban set to take effect this month
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

US Justice Department sues Idaho over near-total abortion ban set to take effect this month

Aug 2nd 2022, 9:19 PM 11,119 Views 5 Comments

It is the Biden administration’s first litigation since the US Supreme Court overturned the 1973 Roe V Wade ruling in June.

Police arrest 17 US politicians at abortion rights protest outside Supreme Court
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

Police arrest 17 US politicians at abortion rights protest outside Supreme Court

Jul 19th 2022, 9:42 PM 23,496 Views 22 Comments

Footage from the protest showed Ocasio-Cortez, Omar and others being led away, not in handcuffs, and waving to supporters.

US House passes bills to protect abortion access but Senate approval unlikely
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

US House passes bills to protect abortion access but Senate approval unlikely

Jul 15th 2022, 9:30 PM 7,844 Views 8 Comments

The legislation passed by the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives is unlikely to advance in the Senate.

Joe Biden says US Supreme Court is 'out of control' before signing order on abortion access
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

Joe Biden says US Supreme Court is 'out of control' before signing order on abortion access

Jul 8th 2022, 7:05 PM 28,091 Views 24 Comments

The US President said the fastest way to restore the Roe V Wade ruling is “to pass a national law” codifying it.

Congresswoman calls removal of abortion rights a ‘victory for white life’
# Mary Miller
# Mary Miller

Congresswoman calls removal of abortion rights a ‘victory for white life’

Jun 26th 2022, 7:26 AM 57,531 Views 50 Comments

The US representative has previously come under fire for quoting Adolf Hitler.

Abortion clinics begin closing after US Supreme Court ruling
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

Abortion clinics begin closing after US Supreme Court ruling

Jun 25th 2022, 7:32 AM 32,741 Views 161 Comments

The court’s overturning of the landmark Roe v Wade decision is likely to lead to abortion bans across the country.

'A step backward for women's rights': America reacts as Roe v. Wade is overturned
# Abortion
# Abortion

'A step backward for women's rights': America reacts as Roe v. Wade is overturned

Updated Jun 24th 2022, 6:06 PM 30,863 Views 50 Comments

The decision has been met with mixed reaction from civilians, lawmakers and politicians on either side of the political divide.

The US Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade: Here's what the impact will be
# Explainer
# Explainer

The US Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade: Here's what the impact will be

Jun 24th 2022, 4:32 PM 20,850 Views 21 Comments

Concerns about Roe v. Wade were first raised after a draft Supreme Court opinion was leaked.

'My body my choice': Thousands rally across US for abortion rights
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

'My body my choice': Thousands rally across US for abortion rights

May 14th 2022, 10:30 PM 14,656 Views 45 Comments

Thousands also rallied in Texas and Kentucky, and more protests were planned in other major cities as well as at hundreds of smaller events across the country.

Lawyer who argued landmark US abortion case outraged over possible reversal
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

Lawyer who argued landmark US abortion case outraged over possible reversal

May 13th 2022, 8:06 AM 9,013 Views 42 Comments

Linda Coffee is the last living member of the legal team who won the case in 1973.

Democrats’ effort to secure US abortion access in law blocked by Republicans
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

Democrats’ effort to secure US abortion access in law blocked by Republicans

May 12th 2022, 8:11 AM 7,352 Views 37 Comments

The almost party-line count promises to be the first of several efforts in Congress to preserve the nearly 50-year-old court ruling.

Croatian woman allowed abortion amid public outrage
# Croatia
# Croatia

Croatian woman allowed abortion amid public outrage

May 11th 2022, 10:20 PM 28,629 Views 0 Comments

Abortion in Croatia is becoming more restricted as religious pressure sways doctors to refuse it citing moral grounds.

US Senate to vote on bill that codifies right to abortion into law, but it will likely fail
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

US Senate to vote on bill that codifies right to abortion into law, but it will likely fail

May 11th 2022, 2:29 PM 5,421 Views 15 Comments

Democrats were due to lead the vote in a bid to pin down Republicans on the deeply divisive issue ahead of crucial midterm elections.

White House warns against violence after abortion protests
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

White House warns against violence after abortion protests

May 9th 2022, 5:16 PM 10,761 Views 38 Comments

Press Secretary Jen Psaki called for restraint after reports of demonstrations outside the homes of two Supreme Court justices.

Oklahoma legislature passes ban on abortions after six weeks
# US
# US

Oklahoma legislature passes ban on abortions after six weeks

Apr 29th 2022, 7:18 AM 10,397 Views 55 Comments

The bill includes exceptions for medical emergencies, but not for cases of rape or incest.

# abortion-rights - Last year 2021

Women’s March targets US Supreme Court to protest over abortion rights
# United States
# United States

Women’s March targets US Supreme Court to protest over abortion rights

Oct 3rd 2021, 8:29 AM 8,369 Views 11 Comments

The Texas law motivated many of the demonstrators and speakers.

GP: My patients do not need to see your placards with your value judgements
# Abortion Protests
# Abortion Protests

GP: My patients do not need to see your placards with your value judgements

Aug 12th 2021, 12:55 PM 33,868 Views 105 Comments

Dr Brian Kennedy says recurring abortion protests outside healthcare clinics are wrong and need to stop.

# abortion-rights - All time

Abortion protests 'aim to destroy Poland', leader of country's ruling party says
# Protests
# Protests

Abortion protests 'aim to destroy Poland', leader of country's ruling party says

Oct 27th 2020, 7:59 PM 28,338 Views 36 Comments

A court ruling last week, when published, will rule out abortions in almost all cases in Poland.

US Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana state law on abortion clinics
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

US Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana state law on abortion clinics

Jun 29th 2020, 5:11 PM 17,113 Views 42 Comments

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

Ailbhe Smyth: Why Irish activists are going to continue their campaign for abortion rights
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

Ailbhe Smyth: Why Irish activists are going to continue their campaign for abortion rights

May 23rd 2019, 6:00 PM 11,376 Views 82 Comments

We spoke to the former director of the Together for Yes campaign one year on from the Eighth Amendment being repealed.

Abortion rights in the US on the line as Supreme Court loses moderate voice
# Trump Conservatism
# Trump Conservatism

Abortion rights in the US on the line as Supreme Court loses moderate voice

Jun 30th 2018, 9:15 AM 12,320 Views 71 Comments

Abortion campaigners fear Trump will pick an ultra-conservative replacement for Judge Anthony Kennedy.

Abortion: 95% of Irish women who used pills to end pregnancy 'didn't need surgical intervention'
# Abortion Pills
# Abortion Pills

Abortion: 95% of Irish women who used pills to end pregnancy 'didn't need surgical intervention'

May 17th 2017, 6:30 AM 21,106 Views 143 Comments

Study from the British Medical Journal say the pills offer ‘an alternative to unsafe methods’

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Apr 1st 2017, 7:58 PM 12,432 Views 0 Comments

Rescue 116′s flight recorders, the search for a body in Finglas and a landslide in Colombia…

'When the fasten seatbelt light illuminates, my right to decide what happens to my body is paused'
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

'When the fasten seatbelt light illuminates, my right to decide what happens to my body is paused'

Mar 19th 2017, 3:30 PM 500 Views 106 Comments

I’m an ex-pat in London but I turned the frustration I felt about Ireland’s lack of reproductive rights into action, writes Cara Sanquest.

The woman whose Roe v Wade court case legalised abortion in the US has died aged 69
# Complex Character
# Complex Character

The woman whose Roe v Wade court case legalised abortion in the US has died aged 69

Feb 19th 2017, 3:22 PM 18,697 Views 164 Comments

Norma McCorvey actually became a pro-life activist in later life.

'It should be available in a safe way': Scotland could help Northern Irish women obtain abortions
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

'It should be available in a safe way': Scotland could help Northern Irish women obtain abortions

Nov 17th 2016, 9:54 PM 10,215 Views 63 Comments

The country’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she is happy to explore options which would help women access free abortions.

'People think I'm the devil for having an abortion, but it's the only option that's right for me'
# Ireland's Guilty Secret?
# Ireland's Guilty Secret?

'People think I'm the devil for having an abortion, but it's the only option that's right for me'

Feb 3rd 2015, 9:00 PM 42,309 Views 397 Comments

A young Cork woman has taken part in a BBC documentary that follows her journey to have an abortion in the UK.

Thousands march for "realistic abortion access in Ireland"
# March For Choice
# March For Choice

Thousands march for "realistic abortion access in Ireland"

Sep 27th 2014, 6:41 PM 11,354 Views 343 Comments

The march was organised by the Abortion Rights Campaign.

London women's centre advert that appeals to 'Irish visitors' is misleading
# Advertising
# Advertising

London women's centre advert that appeals to 'Irish visitors' is misleading

Sep 19th 2013, 3:36 PM 14,415 Views 31 Comments

The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority has pulled an advert for a London clinic as it gives the impression it’s an abortion clinic.

Campaign to repeal the Eighth Amendment planned for the autumn
# Abortion
# Abortion

Campaign to repeal the Eighth Amendment planned for the autumn

Jul 14th 2013, 7:45 AM 9,916 Views 165 Comments

The constitutional ban on abortion will come under scrutiny in the new Dáil term.

'A historic moment in Ireland, but not one to be celebrated' - reaction to the passing of the abortion bill
# Abortion Bill
# Abortion Bill

'A historic moment in Ireland, but not one to be celebrated' - reaction to the passing of the abortion bill

Jul 12th 2013, 8:02 AM 14,700 Views 185 Comments

While the passing of abortion legislation has been widely welcomed, the Pro-Choice lobby has raised concerns about the scope and implementation of the bill.

Rosary chants and 'Savita' banners greet TDs ahead of contentious vote
# Abortion
# Abortion

Rosary chants and 'Savita' banners greet TDs ahead of contentious vote

Jul 10th 2013, 10:57 AM 11,002 Views 334 Comments

Dozens of pro-life protesters are maintaining their vigil as deputies arrive ahead of today’s abortion vote. Pro-choice campaigners said there were “tensions” between the groups overnight.

Column: Changing the law on abortion is dangerous and unjust
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Changing the law on abortion is dangerous and unjust

May 21st 2013, 8:00 PM 123 Views 353 Comments

There is no evidence to show that abortion treats suicide ideation – this means that any legislation based on the grounds of suicidal ideation is irredeemably damaged, writes Cora Sherlock.