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#Abortion

# 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 32,561 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 69,008 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 13,118 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 12,514 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 30,069 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 11,158 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 17,153 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 9,619 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 27,060 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 14,768 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 14,547 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 9,915 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 6,466 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 23,131 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 19,388 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 45,083 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 39,683 Views 266 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 14,217 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 14,160 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?

'A sad day for women in Alabama' as strict abortion ban signed into law
# Abortion Ban
# Abortion Ban

'A sad day for women in Alabama' as strict abortion ban signed into law

May 16th 2019, 7:58 AM 18,253 Views 122 Comments

The legislation would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a crime punishable by up to 99 years in prison.

# abortion - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

99-year prison terms and no exceptions for rape victims as Alabama senate passes toughest abortion ban bill in US
# Abortion
# Abortion

99-year prison terms and no exceptions for rape victims as Alabama senate passes toughest abortion ban bill in US

May 15th 2019, 7:08 AM 50,277 Views 134 Comments

Performing an abortion could see doctors handed 99-year prison sentences.

# abortion - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Actress Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike to protest abortion laws in Georgia
# Alyssa Milano
# Alyssa Milano

Actress Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike to protest abortion laws in Georgia

May 12th 2019, 12:35 PM 38,575 Views 76 Comments

A list of Hollywood stars had threatened in late March to refuse to work in Georgia if it adopted the new abortion restrictions.

# abortion - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Row breaks out in Alabama senate over 'foetal heartbeat' abortion law
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

Row breaks out in Alabama senate over 'foetal heartbeat' abortion law

May 9th 2019, 10:17 PM 18,267 Views 50 Comments

If Alabama’s new laws are challenged, pro-life politicians are hoping it will eventually be brought before the Supreme Court.

# abortion - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Ten out of 19 maternity units have abortion services in place
# Rotunda Hospital
# Rotunda Hospital

Ten out of 19 maternity units have abortion services in place

Apr 21st 2019, 12:10 AM 25,879 Views 71 Comments

The HSE has said that “service demand remains within the predicted limits” in relation to abortion services.

# abortion - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Taoiseach says they've run into 'real difficulties' around legislating for exclusion zones at GP surgeries
# Abortion Services
# Abortion Services

Taoiseach says they've run into 'real difficulties' around legislating for exclusion zones at GP surgeries

Apr 18th 2019, 6:40 AM 18,887 Views 69 Comments

Varadkar says government needs to ensure they are on solid ground if one is going to restrict the right to protest.

# abortion - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Together for Yes activists named on Time magazine's top 100 list of most influential people
# Icons
# Icons

Together for Yes activists named on Time magazine's top 100 list of most influential people

Apr 17th 2019, 12:45 PM 23,969 Views 101 Comments

Grainne Griffin, Ailbhe Smyth and Orla O’Connor were named in the ‘Icons’ section of the list.

# abortion - Sunday 17 March, 2019

'If you're the only GP providing abortion services in an area, you are open to protests'
# Michael Harty
# Michael Harty

'If you're the only GP providing abortion services in an area, you are open to protests'

Mar 17th 2019, 8:00 AM 22,617 Views 56 Comments

Clare TD Dr Michael Harty, who is also the chair of the Oireachtas Health Committee, spoke to TheJournal.ie about the challenges for GPs in implementing abortion services.

# abortion - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Illegal medicines: 740 abortion pills were seized in Ireland last year
# Hpra
# Hpra

Illegal medicines: 740 abortion pills were seized in Ireland last year

Mar 5th 2019, 3:44 PM 8,175 Views 42 Comments

Of the 619,213 dosage units seized, 36% were sedatives, 18% were erectile dysfunction medicines, and 16% were anabolic steroids.

# abortion - Friday 1 March, 2019

Man who ran HSE copycat website claims it helped 'save five or six women and babies from abortion'
# Crisis Pregnancy
# Crisis Pregnancy

Man who ran HSE copycat website claims it helped 'save five or six women and babies from abortion'

Mar 1st 2019, 12:30 PM 26,096 Views 0 Comments

Eamonn Murphy was ordered to stop operating a site under a name similar to the HSE’s ‘My Options’ service.

# abortion - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Minister appoints counsellor board that will deal with 'rogue' psychotherapists and crisis pregnancy agencies
# Regulations
# Regulations

Minister appoints counsellor board that will deal with 'rogue' psychotherapists and crisis pregnancy agencies

Feb 28th 2019, 5:50 PM 12,676 Views 21 Comments

The board’s work will take a minimum of two years to complete.

# abortion - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

My Options web chat to be rolled out after concerns over phone line from disability campaigners
# Deaf Community
# Deaf Community

My Options web chat to be rolled out after concerns over phone line from disability campaigners

Feb 27th 2019, 6:01 AM 6,808 Views 4 Comments

The new service should be in place by April.

# abortion - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Dublin Lord Mayor defends hosting gathering for unregulated crisis pregnancy agency
# Gianna Care
# Gianna Care

Dublin Lord Mayor defends hosting gathering for unregulated crisis pregnancy agency

Feb 26th 2019, 4:00 PM 31,665 Views 378 Comments

Gianna Care has been criticised by pro-choice groups for giving inaccurate medical information.

# abortion - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Pregnant woman with '15% chance of delivery' given list of UK hospitals to get abortion, Dáil hears
# Portiuncula Hospital
# Portiuncula Hospital

Pregnant woman with '15% chance of delivery' given list of UK hospitals to get abortion, Dáil hears

Feb 19th 2019, 3:12 PM 43,709 Views 132 Comments

Ruth Coppinger TD told the Dáil she had been contacted by a woman who shared her story.

# abortion - Monday 18 February, 2019

'Very disturbing': Longford GP surgery spray painted with anti-abortion graffiti overnight
# Longford
# Longford

'Very disturbing': Longford GP surgery spray painted with anti-abortion graffiti overnight

Feb 18th 2019, 1:48 PM 45,165 Views 128 Comments

Gardaí are investigating a report of criminal damage to the premise in Leader Park.

# abortion - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Teen rape victim who gave birth to stillborn baby released from prison in El Salvador
# Evelyn Hernandez
# Evelyn Hernandez

Teen rape victim who gave birth to stillborn baby released from prison in El Salvador

Feb 16th 2019, 7:40 AM 23,257 Views 21 Comments

Evelyn Hernandez was accused of murdering her baby after she gave birth in a makeshift bathroom in her home.

# abortion - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Bogus abortion site still appearing on Google - but new law would enable takedown of 'harmful' content
# Myoptions
# Myoptions

Bogus abortion site still appearing on Google - but new law would enable takedown of 'harmful' content

Feb 7th 2019, 6:10 AM 7,367 Views 20 Comments

The creation of a digital safety commissioner has been mooted as a way of tackling the effects of harmful online content.

'The law is the law': Rotunda maternity hospital told to offer abortions up to 12 weeks, not 11
# Abortion Legislation
# Abortion Legislation

'The law is the law': Rotunda maternity hospital told to offer abortions up to 12 weeks, not 11

Feb 7th 2019, 12:05 AM 67,624 Views 84 Comments

Last month, it was reported that the Rotunda would not provide abortions for women at more than 11 weeks’ gestation.

# abortion - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Can Northern Irish women access abortion services here for free? The government is finding out
# Attorney General
# Attorney General

Can Northern Irish women access abortion services here for free? The government is finding out

Feb 6th 2019, 7:17 AM 14,592 Views 85 Comments

Women in Northern Ireland can access abortion services here, but it will cost them €450, the Dáil was told yesterday.

# abortion - Monday 4 February, 2019

'Rats out of the HSE': Protesters want external probe into claims abortion details were leaked
# Abortion
# Abortion

'Rats out of the HSE': Protesters want external probe into claims abortion details were leaked

Feb 4th 2019, 2:43 PM 18,491 Views 57 Comments

The HSE is probing claims that a woman was phoned and harassed by a man who had obtained her personal information.

# abortion - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Counsellor registration board to be announced, bringing 'rogue' unplanned pregnancy agency regulations one step closer
# Abortion Services
# Abortion Services

Counsellor registration board to be announced, bringing 'rogue' unplanned pregnancy agency regulations one step closer

Feb 2nd 2019, 6:30 AM 9,414 Views 21 Comments

It could be a number of years before these ‘counsellors’ are outlawed.