UK Government vote on NI abortion regulations put on hold

UK Government vote on NI abortion regulations put on hold

May 08 2020

The UK Government’s vote on controversial abortion regulations in Northern Ireland has been put on hold.

However, the regulations put forward by Secretary of State Brandon Lewis at the end of March continue to apply.

Continued: https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/uk-government-vote-on-ni-abortion-regulations-put-on-hold-39191479.html


N. Ireland – Stormont to be recalled after abortion petition

Stormont to be recalled after abortion petition

17 October 2019

Assembly members are set to return to the Stormont chamber for the first time in nearly three years after 31 members signed a petition triggering a recall.

The move was proposed in a last-ditch attempt to stop the reform of Northern Ireland's abortion law.

Continued: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-50088406


UK: BBC defiant at giving voice to anti-abortion activist on Nolan

BBC defiant at giving voice to anti-abortion activist on Nolan

By Claire McNeilly
October 27 2017

The BBC has defended inviting a controversial anti-abortion activist on to one of its most popular TV shows.

Susan Anne White, who has been heavily criticised in the past for her views on homosexuality, abortion and feminism, appeared on Wednesday night's Nolan Live.

She was discussing news that women in Northern Ireland will be permitted to travel to the UK for abortions.

Continued at source: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/bbc-defiant-at-giving-voice-to-antiabortion-activist-on-nolan-36265218.html