Abortion: A Debate About Facts, Not Values

Abortion: A Debate About Facts, Not Values

3.07.2013
Not too many hours ago a controversial chant was captured on video outside the Texas State Capitol building, whereupon it enjoyed a brief...
Jeremy Hunt's Comments On Abortion 'Completely Ignorant' Say Doctors

Jeremy Hunt's Comments On Abortion 'Completely Ignorant' Say Doctors

26.06.2013
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt displayed "complete ignorance" when he made comments about abortion time limits when he first took up his...
Taking a Stand: Support For Wendy Davis

Taking a Stand: Support For Wendy Davis

26.06.2013
I think today of all days is one in which we should consider the powerful and influential women in our lives. I say this after Senator...
LOOK: Politician Wears Back Brace To Stand For Marathon 11-Hour Speech

LOOK: Politician Wears Back Brace To Stand For Marathon 11-Hour Speech

Tom Moseley  26.06.2013
A US politician has spoken non-stop for almost 11 hours to try to scupper an anti-abortion bill. Texas Senator Wendy Davis was not able...
New Irish Abortion Legislation Will Not Prevent Another Savita Halappanavar Case

New Irish Abortion Legislation Will Not Prevent Another Savita Halappanavar Case

26.06.2013
This week, the Irish parliament is debating new abortion legislation, to be enacted before the parliamentary summer break. For anybody...
Saved: Baby Boy Dumped In Spanish Drain 'Because Mother Couldn't Pay For Abortion'

Saved: Baby Boy Dumped In Spanish Drain 'Because Mother Couldn't Pay For Abortion'

Sara C Nelson   24.06.2013
A baby boy rescued from a Spanish drain was reportedly dumped there by his mother because she couldn't afford an abortion. The two-day-old...
Republican Congressman Opposes Abortion 'Because I Have Seen Male Foetuses Masturbate'

Republican Congressman Opposes Abortion 'Because I Have Seen Male Foetuses Masturbate'

Sara C Nelson   18.06.2013
A Republican congressman from Texas has voiced his opposition to abortion as early as 15 weeks after conception – because he says he...
Home Test Shows If Pregnancy Has Ended

Home Test Shows If Pregnancy Has Ended

12.06.2013
Tests allowing women to find out whether their pregnancy is continuing or ending may soon be available for use in the home. A conference...
Seriously Ill El Salvador Woman Denied Abortion

Seriously Ill El Salvador Woman Denied Abortion

30.05.2013
A seriously ill woman in El Salvador has been denied an abortion, despite the fact her baby has little or no chance of survival. The 22-year-old...

Dirty Little Secrets? Children Conceived in Rape

23.05.2013
When a 14 year old Irish girl was raped and became pregnant in 1992, nobody knew that the shockwaves would still be rippling 20 years later....
Bipolar Woman Can Have Abortion, Judge Rules

Bipolar Woman Can Have Abortion, Judge Rules

22.05.2013
A High Court judge has decided that a mentally ill woman was capable of making a decision about terminating her 23-week pregnancy. Mr...
Bipolar Pregnant Woman ‘Will Kill Herself If She Is Refused An Abortion'

Bipolar Pregnant Woman ‘Will Kill Herself If She Is Refused An Abortion'

Sara C Nelson   21.05.2013
A High Court judge is deciding whether a married 37-year-old woman with bipolar disorder has the mental capacity to ask for an abortion....
Teenage Pregnancy, Patriarchal Hypocrisy and Immaculate Conception

Teenage Pregnancy, Patriarchal Hypocrisy and Immaculate Conception

21.05.2013
We already know the causes of teenage pregnancy and, yet, the UK is following the US's path with parents demanding the right to prevent...
What Kind Of Week Has It Been? 3 May 2013

What Kind Of Week Has It Been? 3 May 2013

2.05.2013
The UK and Ireland has been festooned with talent shows this last decade, and have completely permeated (or is that punctured?) popular...