Outdated Nonsense

Outdated Nonsense

16.10.2012
I've started asking women I know if they consider themselves to be feminists. Whilst doing this I've discovered two things. Firstly, the...
Ten Things I Learned From Debating Abortion on Twitter

Ten Things I Learned From Debating Abortion on Twitter

15.10.2012
I wrote this column, not because I wanted to have a row about abortion or "climbing on a bandwagon", but because I desperately wanted "my...

What Do You Call A Woman Who's Had An Abortion?

Dina Rickman  15.10.2012
Bpas, Britain's biggest abortion provider, has launched its first-ever nationwide pro-choice campaign in direct response to ministers calling...

What Do You Call a Woman Who's Had an Abortion? Mother, Daughter, Sister, Friend

15.10.2012
Recent comments and campaigns by politicians opposed to abortion often imply that women do not know what they are doing when they request...
Being Pro-Life Doesn't Make Me Any Less of a Lefty

Being Pro-Life Doesn't Make Me Any Less of a Lefty

14.10.2012
The abortion debate forces people to choose sides: right against left, religious against secular. Some of us, however, refuse to be sliced...

40 Days for Lies?

13.10.2012
I certainly find the clinic-praying distasteful and ill-judged (especially from those who claim to want to help women facing unwanted pregnancies)...

Is Northern Ireland Ready For Abortion?

12.10.2012
Northern Ireland is known for its history of religious and state conflict; a recent scar that most of us living here would wish healed....

Ending Unwanted Pregnancies in Latin America

12.10.2012
Some countries make the procedures available in cases of rape, incest, or health risk, but women will lack access even in these circumstances:...
We Need an Abortion Policy Based on the Facts, Not Personal Opinion

We Need an Abortion Policy Based on the Facts, Not Personal Opinion

12.10.2012
This is a government which is supporting, for apparently no justifiable medical reason, an erosion of women's choices when it comes to...
'There Will Be A Lot Of Backlash'

'There Will Be A Lot Of Backlash'

Dina Rickman  11.10.2012
Abortion is, technically, illegal in Northern Ireland, except in exceptional circumstances. Which is why it's pretty audacious that Marie...

First Private Abortion Clinic To Open In Northern Ireland

11.10.2012
The first private clinic to offer abortions in Northern Ireland is to open in Belfast, with pro-choice campaigners describing the move...
Lily Allen Rants At Pro-Lifers...Then Hints At 'What Life Would Be Like Without A Baby'

Lily Allen Rants At Pro-Lifers...Then Hints At 'What Life Would Be Like Without A Baby'

Sara C Nelson  9.10.2012
She’s no shrinking violet at the best of times, and British pop star Lily Allen continued her penchant for online rants this morning....

Tough on Children; Tough on the Causes of Children

8.10.2012
Jeremy Hunt's 12 week limit would herald an inevitable rise in teen motherhood, exacerbated, in all likelihood, by patchy delivery of sex...
'You Deserve To Know The Truth About Contraception' Catholic Nuns Warn

'You Deserve To Know The Truth About Contraception' Catholic Nuns Warn

Sara C Nelson  8.10.2012
You deserve to know the truth about contraception! The truth being that it makes women unattractive! That it turns men gay! That it makes...