Women defy authorities by taking abortion pills in Belfast
PSNI tried to remove one of the pro-choice activists but gave up after stand-off
May 31, 2018
Pro-choice campaigners have taken abortion pills outside Northern Ireland’s main court buildings in defiance of the strict laws governing terminations.
Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK where the procedure is not legal, aside from exceptional cases, and the Republic has voted to allow it in early pregnancy.
Pro choice abortion 'Handmaids' protest
Monday, December 4th, 2017
LIFE UK present to Tynwald members inside
The now iconic red cloaked 'Handmaids' made another demonstration to press their case for abortion reform.
The reason they were outside Tynwald at lunchtime? A presentation by LIFE UK inside the building to Tynwald members - you can hear more on this in Mandate on Tuesday morning.
Douglas East MHK Clare Bettison joined them as did Douglas North member Ralph Peake, Bill Shimmins from Middle and Garff MHK Daphne Caine .
John Moss watched the protest:
Podcast (5:13): http://www.manxradio.com/news/isle-of-man-news/pro-choice-abortion-handmaids-stage-protest/