Category “Abortion”

New Zealand Calls for a Change in Abortion Law

October 13th, 2014
New Zealand Calls for a Change in Abortion Law

The New Zealand National Council of Women (NZNCW) is calling for a change in the law regarding abortion. The organisation is asking to simplify and clarify the legal situation to ensure women have the right to choose whether or not to have a termination. The National Council for Women is a not-for-profit organisation that lobbies […]

Abortion Debate Continues in Canada

September 15th, 2014
Abortion Debate Continues in Canada

A male Canadian politician – Justin Trudeau – has championed women’s rights. Mr Trudeau recently attacked members of his Liberal Party who said that the question of abortion was a conscience issue. The politicians believe it is their right as Canadian representatives to vote according to their own conscience. However Justin Trudeau retorted saying that […]

Gross Negligence Allegations Due to ‘Accidental Abortion’

July 28th, 2014
Gross Negligence Allegations Due to ‘Accidental Abortion’

An Indian doctor along with a paramedic was arrested after a woman lost her baby. It is alleged that the woman, who was 8 months pregnant at the time, was accidentally given abortion medication meant for someone else. The doctor and the health worker have been arrested following the allegations. Speaking with reporters, the patient’s […]

Model Decides Against Abortion After Baby’s First Kicks

April 28th, 2014
Model Decides Against Abortion After Baby’s First Kicks

Questions about the reasons as to why women may choose to have abortions have been a huge point of discussion recently after decisions made by an aspiring model. Budding glamour model Josie Cunningham publicly stated her plans to have a termination so that she could be a contestant on Channel 5’s hit TV show, Big […]

New York State Contemplates Change In The Law

June 6th, 2013
New York State Contemplates Change In The Law

New York State Contemplates Change In The Law Andrew Cuomo, the Democratic Governor of New York State is considering changing the law on abortion to bring it into line with current USA law. The new proposed Bill will decriminalise abortion after 24 weeks when a woman’s health is at risk. “We want to codify that […]

New Abortion Clinic Opened in Kansas

April 4th, 2013
New Abortion Clinic Opened in Kansas

Despite the continual onslaught against abortion in the USA, a new clinic is opening its doors in the city of Wichita, Kansas. It is the first of its kind in 4 years, and will is set to be perceived by pro-abortion campaigners as a great victory. The previous clinic was closed when the original provider, […]

Abortion Setback In Maryland

March 14th, 2013
Abortion Setback In Maryland

The death of a woman in Maryland has sparked an investigation into whether her abortion was the cause. A preliminary investigation has been opened by the Maryland Board of Physicians which believes that the lady’s death may have been due to a botched procedure. With many US States beginning a backlash against abortion, this news […]

Abortion Argument Rears Its Head Again In Ulster

March 7th, 2013
Abortion Argument Rears Its Head Again In Ulster

Unlike the rest of the UK, citizens of Northern Ireland always had a difficult time when dealing with the topic of abortion. However, with proposed changes to the Ulster Criminal Justice Bill, the pro and anti campaigners look set to be heading for another debate. An amendment to the Bill has been tabled, making it […]

Do It Yourself Abortion

February 14th, 2013
Do It Yourself Abortion

Women in past generations who found themselves in the position of being pregnant but not wanting the baby ,took measures they hoped would help abort the foetus. By and large, these measures were unsuccessful, even dangerous. However, scientists have been working on an idea which may offer women the choice of either attending a clinic […]

Abortion Access Should Be Increased, Says A Californian Politician

January 25th, 2013
Abortion Access Should Be Increased, Says A Californian Politician

California has long been a more liberal-minded state in the USA. So, despite the sometimes angry debates around the country over the rights and wrongs of abortion, it comes as no surprise Californians take a more positive view. The State legislature took a step nearer recently to more liberalised abortion, when one politician suggested that […]

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