What I've learnt running a pro-choice stall in Belfast every week
The draconian abortion laws in Northern Ireland are a disgrace, and every Saturday I take to the streets to convince people we need to change them
July 9, 2017
In April 2016, a young woman living in Northern Ireland took abortion pills she ordered from the internet. Her housemates reported her to the police, and the Public Prosecution Service decided to bring her to trial.
The maximum sentence she faced was life imprisonment; she received a three-month suspended sentence. I felt I had to do something.
Continued at source: The Independent: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/abortion-northern-ireland-womens-issues-choice-a7831561.html