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N Ireland court hears challenge to prosecution of woman over abortion pills

Sep 20, 2018

The High Court in Belfast began hearing a challenge Thursday to the decision to prosecute a woman who allegedly procured... Read more

As England allows abortion pills at home, what does this mean for NI women?

Sep 13, 2018

Coming into effect at the end of 2018, English women will be allowed to take abortion pills at home; but... Read more

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US Supreme Court won't hear challenge to Arkansas abortion pill law

May 29, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

The Supreme Court will not hear Planned Parenthood’s challenge to a 2015 law in Arkansas that requires doctors administering abortion... Read more

Critics warn against British movement advocating at-home abortion pills

Dec 12, 2017

A new effort in the UK has garnered the support of some of Britain’s maternity doctors who are recommending that... Read more

FDA's abortion pill expansion targets babies up to 10 weeks into pregnancy

Mar 31, 2016

The US Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday expanded its recommended use of the abortion drug mifepristone, drawing criticism from... Read more