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#Abortion

# abortion - Saturday 24 September, 2022

White House blasts near-complete ban on abortion in Arizona
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

White House blasts near-complete ban on abortion in Arizona

Updated Sep 24th 2022, 3:30 PM 20,874 Views 33 Comments

The only exemption to the ban is if the woman’s life is in jeopardy.

# abortion - Friday 26 August, 2022

More US states ban abortion as Democrats push back
# Abortion
# Abortion

More US states ban abortion as Democrats push back

Aug 26th 2022, 9:25 AM 18,123 Views 19 Comments

Another dozen states are expected to follow suit with their own restrictions.

# abortion - Saturday 6 August, 2022

White House calls Indiana abortion ban 'devastating'
# Abortion
# Abortion

White House calls Indiana abortion ban 'devastating'

Updated Aug 6th 2022, 5:42 PM 28,210 Views 26 Comments

The ban takes effect on September 15.

# abortion - Tuesday 2 August, 2022

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 11,115 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.

# abortion - Sunday 31 July, 2022

Kansas puts abortion rights on the ballot in test case for US
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

Kansas puts abortion rights on the ballot in test case for US

Jul 31st 2022, 6:31 PM 26,012 Views 23 Comments

Advocates look nervously to neighboring Oklahoma and Missouri which have implemented near-total bans.

# abortion - Wednesday 27 July, 2022

Stephen Donnelly: The intimidation of women seeking abortion services will soon be illegal
# Opinion
# Opinion

Stephen Donnelly: The intimidation of women seeking abortion services will soon be illegal

Jul 27th 2022, 5:50 PM 17,012 Views 47 Comments

The health minister outlines new legislation agreed by Cabinet today for safe access zones outside abortion providers.

UN rights watchdog warns Ireland over abortion wait period and women travelling abroad for care
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

UN rights watchdog warns Ireland over abortion wait period and women travelling abroad for care

Jul 27th 2022, 3:42 PM 8,720 Views 13 Comments

The Committee has called for the Government to remove barriers for women seeking access to abortion services.

Plans to legislate for safe access zones outside abortion providers approved by Government
# Exclusion Zones
# Exclusion Zones

Plans to legislate for safe access zones outside abortion providers approved by Government

Updated Jul 27th 2022, 12:19 PM 13,571 Views 63 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly committed to seeing the Bill drafted “as quickly as possible so it can be introduced to the Oireachtas”.

# abortion - Thursday 14 July, 2022

Official abortion figures for 2021 ‘substantially lower’ than number of terminations carried out
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Official abortion figures for 2021 ‘substantially lower’ than number of terminations carried out

Jul 14th 2022, 8:24 AM 13,222 Views 18 Comments

GPs and medics have been asked to review their records.

# abortion - Wednesday 13 July, 2022

US police confirm that Ohio ten-year-old crossed state lines for abortion
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

US police confirm that Ohio ten-year-old crossed state lines for abortion

Jul 13th 2022, 9:37 PM 39,096 Views 35 Comments

The story garnered attention as a shocking effect of the overturning of Roe v Wade.

# abortion - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

Health Minister says testimony included in HSE abortion report is 'heartbreaking'
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Health Minister says testimony included in HSE abortion report is 'heartbreaking'

Jul 12th 2022, 6:25 PM 14,231 Views 15 Comments

The research found that current abortion legislation does not meet the needs of those seeking termination for foetal anomalies.

Pregnant driver fined under carpool rules argues foetus is passenger following Roe v Wade ruling
# Texas
# Texas

Pregnant driver fined under carpool rules argues foetus is passenger following Roe v Wade ruling

Jul 12th 2022, 8:06 AM 62,523 Views 52 Comments

She was driving in a lane reserved for vehicles carrying at least two people.

# abortion - Monday 11 July, 2022

Biden administration says US doctors must offer abortion if mother’s life at risk
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

Biden administration says US doctors must offer abortion if mother’s life at risk

Jul 11th 2022, 11:05 PM 10,180 Views 13 Comments

Officials say federal law on emergency treatment guidelines pre-empts state laws in jurisdictions that now ban abortion.

Debunked: TikTok videos touting unproven and potentially dangerous 'herbal abortion' methods
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: TikTok videos touting unproven and potentially dangerous 'herbal abortion' methods

Jul 11th 2022, 12:05 AM 14,261 Views 0 Comments
  • Clips circulating on TikTok recently have suggested how women can terminate their own pregnancies, Brianna Parkins writes.
  • Many videos have cited the US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v Wade last month.
  • Medical experts have warned against using such methods because they are possibly dangerous and there is no evidence to support them.

# abortion - Thursday 7 July, 2022

Four US states protect abortion from out-of-state prosecution
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

Four US states protect abortion from out-of-state prosecution

Jul 7th 2022, 9:56 AM 15,702 Views 2 Comments

Colorado, North Carolina, Rhode Island and Main will protect providers and patients from extradition to home states that have banned the practice.

# abortion - Saturday 2 July, 2022

The Explainer: What Roe v Wade being overturned could mean for other US laws
# The Explainer
# The Explainer

The Explainer: What Roe v Wade being overturned could mean for other US laws

Jul 2nd 2022, 6:30 AM 9,060 Views 19 Comments

The landmark decision means Americans no longer have a constitutional right to abortion.

# abortion - Thursday 30 June, 2022

The Explainer: Why was Roe v Wade overturned - and what could it mean for US laws?
# Explainer
# Explainer

The Explainer: Why was Roe v Wade overturned - and what could it mean for US laws?

Jun 30th 2022, 6:00 PM 4,417 Views 9 Comments

Listen in to our interview with Dr David Kenny of Trinity College School of Law to find out more.

# abortion - Wednesday 29 June, 2022

WHO chief calls US abortion ruling a 'setback’ that will cost lives
# Supreme Court Ruling
# Supreme Court Ruling

WHO chief calls US abortion ruling a 'setback’ that will cost lives

Jun 29th 2022, 9:58 PM 10,365 Views 75 Comments

The World Health Organisation’s director-general said safe abortion should be understood as healthcare.

# abortion - Sunday 26 June, 2022

Protest over Roe v Wade ruling held at US embassy in Dublin
# Abortion
# Abortion

Protest over Roe v Wade ruling held at US embassy in Dublin

Jun 26th 2022, 7:00 PM 17,939 Views 68 Comments

The crowd was told about how the US can learn from Ireland’s 2018 movement to repeal the Eighth Amendment and liberalise its abortion laws.

# abortion - Saturday 25 June, 2022

US girds for second day of protest against abortion ruling
# Abortion
# Abortion

US girds for second day of protest against abortion ruling

Jun 25th 2022, 4:53 PM 18,037 Views 48 Comments

Dozens of new protests were planned Saturday from coast to coast.

# abortion - Friday 24 June, 2022

'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 30,821 Views 50 Comments

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

# abortion - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

British MPs support moves for UK Government to commission Northern Ireland abortion services
# Powersharing
# Powersharing

British MPs support moves for UK Government to commission Northern Ireland abortion services

Jun 22nd 2022, 6:14 PM 9,444 Views 3 Comments

The bill had sparked debate on whether the UK Government was respecting devolution in Northern Ireland.

# abortion - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Number of women and girls travelling to Great Britain for abortions rising
# Abortion
# Abortion

Number of women and girls travelling to Great Britain for abortions rising

Jun 21st 2022, 1:52 PM 26,372 Views 55 Comments

Figures show that 206 women and girls with addresses in the Republic of Ireland sought abortion care.

# abortion - Thursday 19 May, 2022

UK Government moves to ensure full delivery of abortion services in Northern Ireland
# Abortion
# Abortion

UK Government moves to ensure full delivery of abortion services in Northern Ireland

May 19th 2022, 7:44 PM 9,141 Views 39 Comments

Abortion services have yet to centrally commissioned in Northern Ireland due to a political impasse.

# abortion - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

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 5,417 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.

# abortion - Tuesday 3 May, 2022

Roe v Wade: What you need to know about the 1973 case that enshrined US abortion rights
# Explainer
# Explainer

Roe v Wade: What you need to know about the 1973 case that enshrined US abortion rights

May 3rd 2022, 8:39 AM 13,051 Views 64 Comments

Jane Roe – a pseudonym for Norma McCorvey – sued the Dallas Attorney General, Henry Wade.

# abortion - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

‘Threat of criminal sanctions’ hangs over medical abortion providers, committee hears
# Health Committee
# Health Committee

‘Threat of criminal sanctions’ hangs over medical abortion providers, committee hears

Apr 27th 2022, 1:20 PM 7,325 Views 2 Comments

Ireland’s abortion law makes anyone who aids or abets abortion outside the specific terms of the Act liable for criminal prosecution.

# abortion - Thursday 14 April, 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 20,621 Views 46 Comments

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

# abortion - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

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 18,981 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 - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

British MPs vote to continue at-home abortion services in England
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

British MPs vote to continue at-home abortion services in England

Mar 30th 2022, 10:21 PM 10,764 Views 5 Comments

MPs supported retaining the service by 215 votes to 188, following a free vote.

# abortion - Thursday 24 March, 2022

UK government to prepare to ensure availability of abortion services in Northern Ireland
# Ni
# Ni

UK government to prepare to ensure availability of abortion services in Northern Ireland

Mar 24th 2022, 11:13 PM 7,558 Views 3 Comments

Secretary of State Brandon Lewis has set out the legislative options being explored in a written ministerial statement.

# abortion - Thursday 20 January, 2022

US Supreme Court deals another blow to abortion providers
# Texas Law
# Texas Law

US Supreme Court deals another blow to abortion providers

Jan 20th 2022, 10:52 PM 25,701 Views 30 Comments

The outvoted three liberal justices on the nation’s highest court penned a scathing dissent.

# abortion - Monday 17 January, 2022

'Frightening' language and no abortion information: Warning issued over rogue pregnancy services
# Crisis Pregnancy
# Crisis Pregnancy

'Frightening' language and no abortion information: Warning issued over rogue pregnancy services

Jan 17th 2022, 12:05 AM 55,840 Views 0 Comments
  • A number of unregulated crisis pregnancy services present themselves as unbiased but have an anti-abortion stance
  • The HSE said such services may try to frighten women and refuse to give them information about abortion services
  • Women who have inadvertently engaged with these groups have found the experience "extremely distressing", Órla Ryan reports

# abortion - Friday 10 December, 2021

US Supreme Court allows abortion providers to challenge a near-total ban in Texas
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

US Supreme Court allows abortion providers to challenge a near-total ban in Texas

Dec 10th 2021, 3:56 PM 10,011 Views 25 Comments

The decision was taken as the issue of abortion in the US has again become a major judicial question.

# abortion - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

Three years into new abortion laws, Stephen Donnelly says 'ease of access' has not been achieved
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Three years into new abortion laws, Stephen Donnelly says 'ease of access' has not been achieved

Updated Dec 8th 2021, 4:30 PM 32,020 Views 91 Comments
  • An independent chair to lead a review into abortion laws has not yet been named.
  • The terms of reference for the review have been criticised for being too narrow.
  • The minister said today there has been a "significant reduction" in people travelling to the UK for terminations.

# abortion - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

US Supreme Court appears likely to roll back abortion rights
# Mississippi
# Mississippi

US Supreme Court appears likely to roll back abortion rights

Updated Dec 1st 2021, 10:20 PM 29,202 Views 142 Comments

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside the imposing court in Washington as the nine justices heard two hours of arguments.

# abortion - Saturday 23 October, 2021

US Supreme Court agrees to hear Texas abortion law case on 1 November
# Abortion
# Abortion

US Supreme Court agrees to hear Texas abortion law case on 1 November

Oct 23rd 2021, 2:09 PM 9,288 Views 30 Comments

Senate Bill 8 (SB8) bans abortions after a heartbeat can be detected in the womb.

# abortion - Thursday 14 October, 2021

NI Secretary of State 'profoundly disappointed' with court ruling over lack of abortion services
# Abortion
# Abortion

NI Secretary of State 'profoundly disappointed' with court ruling over lack of abortion services

Updated Oct 14th 2021, 4:00 PM 14,757 Views 4 Comments

The court ruled that Lewis “failed to comply with his duties” by not ensuring provision for full abortion services for women in the region.

# abortion - Friday 8 October, 2021

Texas clinic resumes providing abortions after judge blocks law
# Texas
# Texas

Texas clinic resumes providing abortions after judge blocks law

Oct 8th 2021, 8:34 AM 9,409 Views 9 Comments

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, a Republican, said he would appeal the judge’s ruling to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

# abortion - Monday 4 October, 2021

Biden administration lifts abortion referral ban on family planning clinics
# Abortion
# Abortion

Biden administration lifts abortion referral ban on family planning clinics

Oct 4th 2021, 10:43 PM 13,938 Views 7 Comments

This comes as battles over abortion grow sharper from Texas to the US Supreme Court.

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