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

Louise Pennington  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

Paddy Duffy  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...
Savita Halappanavar Died 'As A Result Of Medical Misadventure'

Savita Halappanavar Died 'As A Result Of Medical Misadventure'

19.04.2013
An Indian dentist who was refused a termination in an Irish hospital as she miscarried died as a result of medical misadventure, a jury...
'Abortion Could Have Saved Savita' Inquest Hears

'Abortion Could Have Saved Savita' Inquest Hears

PA  17.04.2013
An Indian dentist would probably still be alive if the law in Ireland allowed an abortion as she miscarried, an inquest was told. A leading...
'If Babies Had Guns, They Wouldn't Be Aborted'

'If Babies Had Guns, They Wouldn't Be Aborted'

12.04.2013
A Republican senator has opted for a curveball of an election slogan, touting bumper stickers which say "If babies had guns, they wouldn't...
Inquest Into Irish Miscarriage Death Set To Open

Inquest Into Irish Miscarriage Death Set To Open

Jessica Elgot  8.04.2013
An inquest into the death of Savita Halappanavar Indian dentist after she suffered a miscarriage in an Irish hospital is scheduled to begin...
Gay Marriage And Abortion Legislation 'Misuse Science'

Gay Marriage And Abortion Legislation 'Misuse Science'

30.03.2013
The Catholic Bishop of Shrewsbury is to say Britain is at a "crossroads" over whether to accept guidance on issues like same-sex marriage...
Homophobic Organisations Invited to Speak in Schools

Homophobic Organisations Invited to Speak in Schools

Sarah McCarthy  27.03.2013
We have to consider the impact that allowing these organisations to speak in schools has on children. While these speakers don't necessarily...
The Week That Was: Which Way Are You Leaning?

The Week That Was: Which Way Are You Leaning?

Carla Buzasi  16.03.2013
Where did you find out about the new Pope? Chances are it wasn't a newspaper. New figures out this week confirmed what most of us know...
The Selfish Genius?

The Selfish Genius?

Judi Sutherland  13.03.2013
I've been meaning to write about the Richard Dawkins brand of atheism for a while, but today is definitely the day, after watching the...
Female Infanticide - India's Unspoken Evil

Female Infanticide - India's Unspoken Evil

Namrata Poddar  25.02.2013
People in Britain have had to face the uncomfortable truth that South Asia remains stuck firmly in the past in how women are treated, and...
Magdalene Laundries: Northern Ireland's Hidden Shame

Magdalene Laundries: Northern Ireland's Hidden Shame

Patrick Corrigan  19.02.2013
Today, it is our generation's and our governments' reputation for honour, not that of the Magdalene women, which is at stake.