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#Abortion

# abortion - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Senior gynaecologist at the Coombe appointed clinical lead of HSE abortion services
# HSE
# HSE

Senior gynaecologist at the Coombe appointed clinical lead of HSE abortion services

Dec 31st 2019, 6:30 AM 35,671 Views 60 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris welcomed the appointment as the next step in providing termination of pregnancy services.

# abortion - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Peter Boylan: 'Online abuse didn't bother me - I wasn't going to resign'
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Peter Boylan: 'Online abuse didn't bother me - I wasn't going to resign'

Dec 1st 2019, 9:30 AM 20,769 Views 24 Comments

The obstetrician has written about his career in a new memoir.

# abortion - Monday 4 November, 2019

UK government to consult with churches over North's abortion law
# Conscientious Objection
# Conscientious Objection

UK government to consult with churches over North's abortion law

Nov 4th 2019, 12:05 AM 15,429 Views 20 Comments

Activists have warned the UK government that it has a legal obligation to limit the scope of conscientious objection.

# abortion - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Judge blocks Alabama abortion ban that would 'yield serious and irreparable harm'
# Strict Laws
# Strict Laws

Judge blocks Alabama abortion ban that would 'yield serious and irreparable harm'

Oct 29th 2019, 10:46 PM 13,821 Views 12 Comments

The strict new laws were set to take effect on 15 November.

# abortion - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Woman prosecuted in Northern Ireland for buying abortion pills acquitted after change in law
# Belfast
# Belfast

Woman prosecuted in Northern Ireland for buying abortion pills acquitted after change in law

Oct 23rd 2019, 12:01 PM 10,095 Views 0 Comments

“For the first time in six years, I can go back to being the mother I was,” she said.

FactCheck: Nuala O'Loan corrects claim made on Morning Ireland that 90% of abortions a result of morning after pill
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Nuala O'Loan corrects claim made on Morning Ireland that 90% of abortions a result of morning after pill

Oct 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 52,147 Views 38 Comments

The former NI Police Ombudsman made the comments in a Morning Ireland interview yesterday.

# abortion - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Same-sex marriage legalised and abortion decriminalised in Northern Ireland
# Change
# Change

Same-sex marriage legalised and abortion decriminalised in Northern Ireland

Oct 22nd 2019, 7:58 AM 39,840 Views 86 Comments

The British government has assumed responsibility for introducing regulations to provide access to abortion by next April.

Explainer: Why can't same-sex couples in Northern Ireland get married until next year?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: Why can't same-sex couples in Northern Ireland get married until next year?

Oct 22nd 2019, 12:05 AM 20,421 Views 26 Comments

The first ceremonies could take place on the week of Valentine’s Day 2020.

# abortion - Monday 21 October, 2019

Walkouts from DUP and SDLP amid farcical scenes in Stormont
# Abortion
# Abortion

Walkouts from DUP and SDLP amid farcical scenes in Stormont

Oct 21st 2019, 2:46 PM 53,521 Views 55 Comments

Private members’ legislation aimed at thwarting the imposition of abortion reform in Northern Ireland were not accepted.

Explainer: Why are some Northern Irish MLAs returning to Stormont?
# NI Assembly
# NI Assembly

Explainer: Why are some Northern Irish MLAs returning to Stormont?

Oct 21st 2019, 6:00 AM 15,437 Views 7 Comments

Other parties are calling the return to Stormont a ‘stunt’.

# abortion - Saturday 19 October, 2019

The Explainer: What are Northern Ireland’s abortion laws and how might they be changing?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What are Northern Ireland’s abortion laws and how might they be changing?

Oct 19th 2019, 7:30 AM 5,705 Views 1 Comment

We look at how legislation passed in Westminster is set to change abortion laws in Northern Ireland.

# abortion - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Foster backs call for Stormont restoration as NI abortion to be decriminalised by Westminster
# Stormont
# Stormont

Foster backs call for Stormont restoration as NI abortion to be decriminalised by Westminster

Oct 15th 2019, 8:59 PM 33,309 Views 51 Comments

The move to decriminalise abortion will only be halted if the Stormont executive is restored by 21 October.

# abortion - Friday 4 October, 2019

US Supreme Court to hear challenge to controversial Louisiana abortion law
# Reproductive Rights
# Reproductive Rights

US Supreme Court to hear challenge to controversial Louisiana abortion law

Oct 4th 2019, 9:57 PM 9,864 Views 19 Comments

The case is seen as a test for two new judges appointed by Donald Trump.

# abortion - Thursday 3 October, 2019

High Court in Belfast rules Northern Ireland abortion law breaches human rights
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

High Court in Belfast rules Northern Ireland abortion law breaches human rights

Oct 3rd 2019, 11:21 AM 8,551 Views 17 Comments

Legislation decriminalising abortion may be introduced this month if the Stormont executive doesn’t resume.

# abortion - Monday 30 September, 2019

Church leaders call for restoration of Stormont to stop abortion law being passed in North
# Grave Concerns
# Grave Concerns

Church leaders call for restoration of Stormont to stop abortion law being passed in North

Sep 30th 2019, 7:50 AM 9,277 Views 14 Comments

Abortion will be decriminalised in the North if the collapsed assembly is not restored by 21 October.

# abortion - Saturday 28 September, 2019

PHOTOS: Large crowds take to the streets of Dublin for this year's March for Choice
# Abortion
# Abortion

PHOTOS: Large crowds take to the streets of Dublin for this year's March for Choice

Sep 28th 2019, 4:02 PM 35,668 Views 204 Comments

This is the first March for Choice since Ireland enacted abortion legislation in December.

Large crowds expected at March for Choice in Dublin this afternoon
# Abortion
# Abortion

Large crowds expected at March for Choice in Dublin this afternoon

Sep 28th 2019, 9:00 AM 32,019 Views 93 Comments

This will be the first March for Choice since Ireland enacted abortion legislation in December.

# abortion - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Drew Harris says existing legislation adequate in dealing with protests outside abortion centres
# Exclusion Zones
# Exclusion Zones

Drew Harris says existing legislation adequate in dealing with protests outside abortion centres

Sep 26th 2019, 8:00 PM 7,977 Views 78 Comments

In July, Minister Simon Harris said exclusion zones outside hospitals and GP surgeries will be a “major priority”.

# abortion - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

US judge blocks state law that would ban abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy
# Missouri
# Missouri

US judge blocks state law that would ban abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy

Aug 28th 2019, 7:52 AM 7,565 Views 38 Comments

A judge in Kansas City said the law violates a previous Supreme Court ruling.

# abortion - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

El Salvador: Woman who was jailed after her baby was stillborn is acquitted in court
# Women's Rights
# Women's Rights

El Salvador: Woman who was jailed after her baby was stillborn is acquitted in court

Aug 20th 2019, 7:23 AM 30,473 Views 18 Comments

The 21-year-old said “it was hard the whole time I was inside.”

# abortion - Friday 19 July, 2019

Simon Harris tells HSE poor coverage of abortion services in west and north west 'is a real concern'
# Abortion
# Abortion

Simon Harris tells HSE poor coverage of abortion services in west and north west 'is a real concern'

Jul 19th 2019, 12:05 AM 15,060 Views 85 Comments

In May, Harris spoke to representatives of the HSE about why abortion services are available in just half of maternity hospitals and units.

# abortion - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Conscientious objection prevents full rollout of abortion services in several maternity hospitals
# Freedom Of Information
# Freedom Of Information

Conscientious objection prevents full rollout of abortion services in several maternity hospitals

Jul 16th 2019, 12:05 AM 32,777 Views 164 Comments

The Health Department said it will be asking the HSE to fully implement abortion services in all maternity hospitals and units by September.

# abortion - Thursday 11 July, 2019

'The DUP didn't want this, but some will be relieved': What happens now in Northern Ireland?
# Explainer
# Explainer

'The DUP didn't want this, but some will be relieved': What happens now in Northern Ireland?

Jul 11th 2019, 12:05 AM 69,016 Views 41 Comments

These votes have been a long-time coming – but make the return of power-sharing much less likely.

# abortion - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Harris accused of letting abortion protest exclusion zones 'fall off the agenda'
# Holles Street
# Holles Street

Harris accused of letting abortion protest exclusion zones 'fall off the agenda'

Jul 10th 2019, 11:51 AM 13,132 Views 179 Comments

The group that staged a protest outside the National Maternity Hospital with three small white coffins plans to return this Saturday.

# abortion - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

London Irish campaigners taking British government to court over Northern Ireland abortion laws
# LIARC
# LIARC

London Irish campaigners taking British government to court over Northern Ireland abortion laws

Jul 9th 2019, 10:57 AM 12,567 Views 138 Comments

The group claims the secretary of state for Northern Ireland, Karen Bradley, is legally obliged to take action in the absence of the devolved Assembly.

# abortion - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Manslaughter charges dropped against US woman who lost her baby after being shot while pregnant
# Marshae Jones
# Marshae Jones

Manslaughter charges dropped against US woman who lost her baby after being shot while pregnant

Jul 4th 2019, 7:47 AM 30,074 Views 50 Comments

27 year-old Marshae Jones was shot during a fight last December.

# abortion - Friday 21 June, 2019

My Options website has over 170,000 visits since last December
# Support Line
# Support Line

My Options website has over 170,000 visits since last December

Jun 21st 2019, 6:20 AM 11,165 Views 44 Comments

The majority of visitors to the site are female, around 82%

# abortion - Saturday 15 June, 2019

German court fines two doctors over abortion 'advertising'
# Berlin
# Berlin

German court fines two doctors over abortion 'advertising'

Jun 15th 2019, 12:10 PM 17,155 Views 22 Comments

The ruling comes after the recent easing of a Nazi-era law banning practitioners from advertising of pregnancy terminations.

# abortion - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Number of Irish women travelling to England and Wales for abortions dropped in 2018
# Abortion
# Abortion

Number of Irish women travelling to England and Wales for abortions dropped in 2018

Jun 13th 2019, 6:24 PM 9,622 Views 36 Comments

The number of Irish women ordering abortion pills online increased in 2018.

# abortion - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Peadar Tóibín tells Dáil that family at centre of Holles Street termination case believe it was an "illegal abortion"
# Dáil
# Dáil

Peadar Tóibín tells Dáil that family at centre of Holles Street termination case believe it was an "illegal abortion"

Jun 12th 2019, 10:47 PM 27,119 Views 0 Comments

Tóibín was speaking to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar under Dáil privilege today.

# abortion - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Louisiana lawmakers pass controversial 'heartbeat' abortion ban
# Louisiana
# Louisiana

Louisiana lawmakers pass controversial 'heartbeat' abortion ban

May 30th 2019, 8:41 AM 14,774 Views 191 Comments

Restrictions passed by a number of US States recently are expected to be blocked in lower courts and eventually appealed to the Supreme Court.

# abortion - Thursday 23 May, 2019

'It's taking time': Together for Yes to continue campaigning one year on from result of repeal vote
# Ailbhe Smyth
# Ailbhe Smyth

'It's taking time': Together for Yes to continue campaigning one year on from result of repeal vote

May 23rd 2019, 6:15 AM 14,559 Views 100 Comments

Sunday marks one year since the result of the 8th amendment referendum was announced.

# abortion - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Varadkar confirms independent review will be carried out into an abortion at the National Maternity Hospital
# Abortion
# Abortion

Varadkar confirms independent review will be carried out into an abortion at the National Maternity Hospital

May 21st 2019, 3:35 PM 9,923 Views 66 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said his heart goes out to the couple involved in the case.

HSE to spend up to €60k on abortion in Ireland research study
# Abortion
# Abortion

HSE to spend up to €60k on abortion in Ireland research study

May 21st 2019, 3:27 PM 6,469 Views 5 Comments

Abortion services were introduced in Ireland earlier this year.

# abortion - Monday 20 May, 2019

The Explainer: Why are so many US states tightening abortion laws right now?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why are so many US states tightening abortion laws right now?

May 20th 2019, 3:00 PM 23,143 Views 79 Comments

With a Supreme Court dominated by conservatives and a pro-life president, this type of shift in abortion legislation had been expected for some time – so what happens now?

# abortion - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Trump says he's 'strongly pro-life' but supports abortion in cases of rape, incest and protecting life of mother
# Abortion
# Abortion

Trump says he's 'strongly pro-life' but supports abortion in cases of rape, incest and protecting life of mother

May 19th 2019, 12:14 PM 19,414 Views 97 Comments

Trump’s comments come after several US states passed tough new restrictions on abortions.

# abortion - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Couple at centre of Holles Street abortion case 'utterly, utterly devastated'
# Holles Street
# Holles Street

Couple at centre of Holles Street abortion case 'utterly, utterly devastated'

May 18th 2019, 11:04 AM 45,573 Views 88 Comments

An external review is due to be carried out into the circumstances around the abortion.

# abortion - Friday 17 May, 2019

External review expected to be carried out into abortion at National Maternity Hospital
# Holles Street
# Holles Street

External review expected to be carried out into abortion at National Maternity Hospital

Updated May 17th 2019, 2:30 PM 39,706 Views 268 Comments

The review is expected to be carried out by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in Britain.

# abortion - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Peadar Tóibín hits out at larger parties: 'If you vote Fianna Fáil, you get Fine Gael'
# Aontú Manifesto
# Aontú Manifesto

Peadar Tóibín hits out at larger parties: 'If you vote Fianna Fáil, you get Fine Gael'

May 16th 2019, 8:41 PM 14,248 Views 39 Comments

Aontú has 53 candidates running in the local elections.

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 14,252 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?