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.
A bus is being driven around Ireland to help women have abortions
Metro News Reporter for Metro.co.uk
Tuesday 7 Mar 2017 1:39 pm
A group of women are driving a bus around Ireland to help distribute abortion pills.
Under the eighth amendment of Ireland’s constitution, abortion is only legal if a woman’s life is in immediate danger. And using pills to induce miscarriages early in pregnancies is also against the law, as it is in Northern Ireland. Some estimates say 12 women travel to the UK a day for abortions, while three Irish women are said to buy abortion pills online every day.
But campaigners from ROSA (Reproductive rights against Oppression, Sexism and Austerity), are travelling across Ireland to fight for a referendum to repeal the eighth amendment.
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