‘Both of these women were basically told that they weren’t suicidal enough,’ Mara Clarke, the founder of the Abortion Support Network charity, told The Times. ‘One woman was refused her visa to travel for an abortion and attempted suicide for the third … Continued
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These days I am still ‘pro-life’- I am pro women’s lives.
Two women who had attempted suicide more than once were turned down for abortions in Ireland, a support group has said. Both women were immigrants who needed visas if they were going to travel to the UK for a legal … Continued
Scotland is considering the offer of free abortions to women who travel from Northern Ireland, where they risk life imprisonment if they have an illegal termination.
Although the health secretary has accepted that it is within his power to arrange for abortion services to be provided to women from Northern Ireland through the NHS in England, he has refused to exercise that power, the daughter’s lawyer … Continued
Today, the Supreme Court narrowly upheld the Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt’s, ban on NHS-funded abortion care in England for women resident in Northern Ireland. The appeal was brought by a young woman, who in 2012 as a … Continued
“The provision of free access to abortion services for all UK citizens would be a small change that would make a real difference to women who may otherwise struggle to afford the cost of private treatment,” Ruairi Rowan, senior advocacy … Continued
“The numbers tell you who gave a Northern Irish address, not who was staying with a relative, at a hotel, or gave a fake address,” she said. “The number of people from Northern Ireland seeking our help went up by … Continued
As Theresa May engages in government negotiations with DUP leader Arlene Foster, it’s unlikely the improvement of reproductive rights will be high on the agenda. Foster’s party are the drivers behind Northern Ireland’s excessively punitive abortion laws – and have … Continued
It’s slightly surreal how the main thing that unifies those from Unionist and Republican backgrounds in Precious Life is their idea that forced pregnancy is the best thing for those dealing with an unwanted pregnancy.