N. Ireland – Enforcement of abortion clinic safe access zones ‘must balance competing rights’

Chief Superintendent Melanie Jones spoke to Stormont’s Health Committee on the proposed new legislation.

By Rebecca Black
Jan 11, 2022

A senior police officer has said that competing human rights must be balanced in the enforcement of proposed safe access zones around abortion clinics in Northern Ireland

Green Party MLA Clare Bailey proposed the legislation, describing a “campaign of harassment and intimidation” outside facilities by anti-abortion campaigners as having “escalated” in recent months.

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