Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2020

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Catholic bishops: New N Ireland abortion intervention is ‘gravely disquieting’

The bishops said the British government had imposed an ‘unjust law.’ Read more

Parliament Buildings in Belfast, seat of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Bill restricting abortion for disability reasons passes first vote in Northern Ireland Assembly

The Northern Ireland Assembly has voted in favor of a bill which would restrict abortions on the basis of non-fatal... Read more

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Discrimination abortion restrictions proposed in Northern Ireland

Lawmakers in Northern Ireland are seeking to ban abortions in cases of non-lethal fetal abnormality.   Read more

The human cost of N Ireland’s abortion regulations: over 700 unborn lives

Seven months after Northern Ireland’s expansive legal abortion law took effect, pro-life advocates have lamented the lives lost and called... Read more

NI health department warns of risks of unregulated at-home medical abortion

Northern Ireland's Department of Health told a Belfast daily on Friday that women who self-administer medical abortions at home are... Read more

‘Huge disappointment’ as UK House of Lords backs Northern Ireland abortion regulations

The House of Lords backed new abortion regulations for Northern Ireland by an overwhelming majority Monday, after the Northern Ireland... Read more

UK government doubles down on N Ireland abortion regulations

While saying that abortion regulation is a devolved issue, the British Minister of State for Northern Ireland emphasized at Westminster... Read more

Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast, home of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Assembly rejects ‘imposition’ of abortion regulations on Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland Assembly voted Tuesday in favor of a motion rejecting the “imposition” of abortion legislation by the Westminster... Read more

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Bishops join woman with Down syndrome in call to change N Ireland abortion law

Bishops in Northern Ireland have strongly backed a call by a campaigner with Down syndrome to reject a law permitting... Read more

House of Lords committee raises concerns over N Ireland abortion regulations

A legislation scrutiny committee of the House of Lords last week published a report on the abortion regulations imposed on... Read more