Abortion

Placards in support of a Public Space Protection Order are placed outside the Marie Stopes Abortion Clinic by a pro-choice group on October 27, 2017 in London, England. Earlier this month, Ealing councillors voted in favour of enforcing a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) to prevent anti-abortion groups from gathering outside the Marie Stopes clinic.

Campaigners call on government to legislate safe zones around abortion clinics

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Sarah Shaffi
  • Alyssa Milano
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    Here’s why Alyssa Milano’s abortion story is so important

  • Women walking past an abortion protest mural for decriminalising abortion.
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    New Zealand wants to decriminalise abortion – here’s why the UK needs to do the same

  • Kamala Harris
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    The second Democratic debates prove that abortion is still a dirty word

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Kamala Harris
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What is Kamala Harris’ stance on the issues that matter to women?

The presidential hopeful is campaigning for election in 2020. These are her most important policies.

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Boris Johnson’s silence on women’s rights speaks volumes about his commitment to equality

Johnson's voting record doesn't augur well for women.

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Christobel Hastings
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Northern Ireland Bill: abortion and same-sex marriage to be extended to Northern Ireland
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Northern Ireland’s ban on abortion and same-sex marriage has officially been lifted

It’s a momentous day for women and LGBTQ+ people in Northern Ireland. Here’s what you need to know.

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Moya Crockett
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Abortion in Northern Ireland: this is how to support a new vote to change the law

It's as simple as clicking a button

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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Kayleigh Dray
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Marshae Jones miscarried after being shot in the stomach. Police charged her with manslaughter.

Now, after the case sparked international outcry, there is light at the end of the tunnel.

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Praise be, Trump’s global gag rule on abortion has just been defeated for good

Democratic lawmakers are now restoring funding to family planning programs.

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Christobel Hastings
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Donald Trump
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“No, Donald Trump, abortion care is not the same as execution”

The POTUS peddled dangerous anti-abortion rhetoric on his 2020 campaign launch

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Christobel Hastings
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The Dominican Republic’s total abortion ban is endangering the lives of teenage girls

A new report from the Human Rights Watch finds unsafe abortions are on the rise.

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Christobel Hastings
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Life

Abortion bans: how Margaret Atwood predicted America’s future in The Handmaid’s Tale

The parallels between Atwood's Gilead and Trump's United States are disturbing.

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Jean Hannah Edelstein
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Life

Abortion ban: Planned Parenthood campaign shows abortion care is not up for debate

Bans Off My Body is fighting abortion bans on the frontlines.

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Christobel Hastings
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Abortion Law in America
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Trump’s cruel abortion ban for immigrant teens has finally been overturned

The ACLU, who brought the case to court on behalf of several pregnant teens in custody, called the policy a “blatant abuse of power.”

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Christobel Hastings
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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Tiffany Haddish is taking a powerful stance against anti-abortion legislation in Georgia

Now that Georgia has passed its “heartbeat” abortion bill into law, more than 50 stars, producers and writers have refused to work in the state.

Life

Abortion law: Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris are ready to fight for women's rights - here's how

The Planned Parenthood forum is the first presidential event focused on women's health

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Christobel Hastings
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Abortion law protesters
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Texas abortion ban: All-male council just unanimously voted to ban abortions

The city of Waskom declared itself a "sanctuary of the unborn"

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Christobel Hastings
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Women at abortion rights protest in London on the 11 May 2019
Life

The number of Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales has risen significantly

New statistics show an increase of 22% in the number of women travelling to access reproductive care.

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Lauren Geall
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People

Ariana Grande has just donated a lot of money to Planned Parenthood

Another celeb joins the fight for our reproductive rights

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Chloe Gray
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Michelle Wolf
People

Why Michelle Wolf wants to make jokes about the abortion ban

The US comedian says that it’s time we treated abortion like the everyday occurrence that, for many women, it is and should be.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Elizabeth Warren
People

Elizabeth Warren just perfectly summed up why abortion should be government funded

What is the Hyde Amendment, and why is it so dangerous for women?

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Christobel Hastings
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UN commissioner says US abortion laws are 'torture'

'This is a crisis. It's a crisis directed at women.'

Busy Phillips speaks about her abortion
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Busy Philipps superbly sums up why it isn’t brave to share our abortion stories

“My abortion should not even matter”

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Hollie Richardson
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