Politicians Must Now Seize The Opportunity To Bring Northern Ireland's Abortion Law Into The 21st Century

Politicians Must Now Seize The Opportunity To Bring Northern Ireland's Abortion Law Into The 21st Century

Laura Russell  30.06.2017
The decision by the Government is a positive step, made possible by all those organisations and individuals who campaigned hard to change...
Parliament Must Make Progress And Vote To Protect The Rights Of Women In Northern Ireland

Parliament Must Make Progress And Vote To Protect The Rights Of Women In Northern Ireland

Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC  29.06.2017
All eyes now turn to Westminster, where the signs are more promising. 105 MPs have backed Stella Creasy MP's amendment to the Queen's Speech...
DUP To Vote Against Free NHS Abortions For NI Women In England

DUP To Vote Against Free NHS Abortions For NI Women In England

Paul Waugh  29.06.2017
Theresa May’s pact with the DUP is facing a major Tory rebellion over moves to stop women from Northern Ireland receiving free abortion...
First They Came... But What Is The Real Cost Of The DUP?

First They Came... But What Is The Real Cost Of The DUP?

Jethro Shirley-Smith  27.06.2017
We must speak out. It's all we got. Especially if we want to create a future that's fair, right and equal. First they came. Now they're...
Theresa May Is Selling Out Women And The LGBT Community To Cling To Power And It's Not Okay

Theresa May Is Selling Out Women And The LGBT Community To Cling To Power And It's Not Okay

Kerry Abel  14.06.2017
We should stand with our LGBT friends and family, and demand that our rights are not sold off as part of a squalid deal to prop up a failed...
The Miraculous Survival Of A Baby Born At 22 Weeks Shouldn't Be Used To Shame Women Who Need To End Their Pregnancies

The Miraculous Survival Of A Baby Born At 22 Weeks Shouldn't Be Used To Shame Women Who Need To End Their Pregnancies

Clare Murphy  14.06.2017
It's a shame that good news stories like this one - a celebration of the survival of this tiny infant and the joy he has bought his parents...
The Right To Choose Must Not Be Put Up For Barter

The Right To Choose Must Not Be Put Up For Barter

Jeni Harvey  13.06.2017
Could it be possible that in a desperate attempt to cling to power Theresa May would be prepared to put the most basic women's rights up...
Abortion Rights And Wrongs: Women's Rights Must Not Be Used As A Bargaining Chip With The DUP

Abortion Rights And Wrongs: Women's Rights Must Not Be Used As A Bargaining Chip With The DUP

Sam Smethers  13.06.2017
Fundamentally, we want a categorical assurance from the Government that women's rights will not be used as a bargaining chip with the DUP....
Irish Teenager Who Asked For An Abortion Was Sectioned Instead

Irish Teenager Who Asked For An Abortion Was Sectioned Instead

Sara C Nelson  13.06.2017
An Irish teenager who requested an abortion was instead sectioned and held in a mental health unit against her will. The girl,...
Owen Paterson Hints At Debate On Reduced Abortion Times As Tories Enter Pact With DUP

Owen Paterson Hints At Debate On Reduced Abortion Times As Tories Enter Pact With DUP

Kate Forrester  10.06.2017
An ex-Tory minister has hinted there could be a Commons vote on increasing abortion limits as his party looks to cement its alliance...
Liberals Can No Longer Trust Tim Farron - And Nor Can Anyone Else

Liberals Can No Longer Trust Tim Farron - And Nor Can Anyone Else

Calum Miller  22.05.2017
There was a time this election cycle when I was inclined to vote for the Liberal Democrats. But when truth, honesty and integrity are increasingly...

Does It Matter If Politicians Think Abortion Is A Sin?

Clare Murphy  28.04.2017
Abortion is not simply an abstract issue, or a parlour game. Politicians have the right to follow a religious faith, and indeed to believe...
Using The Tampon Tax To Fund Anti-Abortion Groups Is A Bloody Outrage!

Using The Tampon Tax To Fund Anti-Abortion Groups Is A Bloody Outrage!

Kerry Abel  4.04.2017
Over the past few years, campaigners have rightly highlighted the fact that sanitary protection, which we feel is a necessity is actually...