Monaco to decriminalise abortion, but no legalisation
August 5, 2019
Monaco said Monday that it would move in the coming months to stop making abortion a crime for women, but stopped short of full legalisation since doctors would still be prohibited from carrying out the procedure.
Women will still have to seek abortions outside the principality, where Roman Catholicism has long been the official religion, the government said in a statement.
Georgia’s Terrible Law Doesn’t Have to Be the Future of Abortion
A self-induced abortion with misoprostol can be a safe, reliable way to end an unwanted pregnancy.
By Cari Sietstra
May 11, 2019
This week, Georgia became the fifth state to ban abortion at six weeks after a last menstrual period, before many people even realize they are pregnant. Its ban goes further than the others, criminalizing doctors and others who help induce abortions, as well as making those who are pregnant, potentially liable for murder if they prompt a pregnancy loss. They could even be liable if they do it in another state.
On Thursday, Alabama postponed a vote on what could be the country’s most restrictive abortion ban.
Holohan moves to address concerns about 12-week abortion limit
Doctors fearful of criminalisation as women present at 11 weeks’ gestation
Mon, Jan 28, 2019
The chief medical officer, Tony Holohan, has moved to address concerns about doctors performing terminations beyond the 12-week legal limit.
Abortion up until 12 weeks’ gestation became legal at the start of the month, but concerns have been raised that women who present at 11 weeks’ gestation may take more than a week to complete the procedure.
Bill to legalise abortion services introduced in Dáil
Thursday, 4 Oct 2018
By Ailbhe Conneely, RTÉ News Political reporter
The Minister for Health has introduced the Regulation of the Termination of Pregnancy Bill in the Dáil, which seeks to legalise abortion services in Ireland.
Simon Harris said legislators in the national parliament hold a privileged position, especially when acting on the instruction of the people in a referendum.