Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2020 - Latest News :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)

Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2020 - Latest News

Nov 3, 2020 - 05:19 pm .- Seven months after Northern Ireland’s expansive legal abortion law took effect, pro-life advocates have lamented the lives lost and called for change.
Sep 25, 2020 - 03:01 pm .- Northern Ireland's Department of Health told a Belfast daily on Friday that women who self-administer medical abortions at home are at risk.
Jun 16, 2020 - 04:00 am .- The House of Lords backed new abortion regulations for Northern Ireland by an overwhelming majority Monday, after the Northern Ireland Assembly rejected the “imposition” of abortion legislation by Westminster.
Jun 5, 2020 - 05:06 pm .- While saying that abortion regulation is a devolved issue, the British Minister of State for Northern Ireland emphasized at Westminster Thursday that any local changes to the region's abortion law would have to comply with human rights conventions.
Jun 3, 2020 - 04:45 am .- The Northern Ireland Assembly voted Tuesday in favor of a motion rejecting the “imposition” of abortion legislation by the Westminster parliament.
Jun 2, 2020 - 09:15 am .- Bishops in Northern Ireland have strongly backed a call by a campaigner with Down syndrome to reject a law permitting abortion up to birth on grounds of disability.
Apr 29, 2020 - 01:01 pm .- A legislation scrutiny committee of the House of Lords last week published a report on the abortion regulations imposed on Northern Ireland by the British government, noting that the regulations are more expansive than were required by law.

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