Category “Abortion”

Is Abortion Just A Woman’s Issue?

January 18th, 2013
Is Abortion Just A Woman’s Issue?

For decades the debate over abortion has always revolved around the rights of women. And in the early days, this was probably the right thing to do. However many people nowadays feel that the issue is just as much a man’s problem. After all, they are also needed to create a baby. Yet, men generally […]

Pro-abortion Lobby In Georgia, USA Hails A Win For Women’s Rights

January 2nd, 2013
Pro-abortion Lobby In Georgia, USA Hails A Win For Women’s Rights

Arguments over abortion in the USA do not seem to weakening. If anything they are probably set to get worse in the coming year. That said a judge in the USA state of Georgia came firmly down on the side of the pro-abortion lobby in a recent pronouncement. A law that prohibited abortions in the […]

Irish Government Urged To Change Abortion Law

December 5th, 2012
Irish Government Urged To Change Abortion Law

In the aftermath of the death of a woman who passed away after being refused an abortion, the Irish government is being urged to take another look at the law. A report was compiled after a 31 year old woman was admitted to hospital suffering from severe back pain and nausea. She was 17 weeks […]

Abortion – A Hot Topic In Presidential Race?

November 7th, 2012
Abortion – A Hot Topic In Presidential Race?

Although the British media has mainly focused attention on the differences between Barack Obama and his contender, Mitt Romney for the presidency of the USA, one issue that has not been mentioned is abortion. Yet, this particular topic is still very hot with Republicans opposed to abortion even managing to infiltrate Democratic meetings to protest. […]

Is Jeremy Hunt Right?

October 10th, 2012
Is Jeremy Hunt Right?

The Coalition government health secretary recently courted controversy when he made his own personal views known about abortion. And while he was condemned not least by the prime minister, some people have come out in his support. What’s more, it is also women who have come out in favour of reducing the limit to 12 […]

Uruguay To Legalise Abortion

October 1st, 2012
Uruguay To Legalise Abortion

The South American country of Uruguay have taken a giant leap forward in recognising women’s rights by decriminalising abortion in the first trimester of pregnancy. Currently, the law only allows abortion to take place if a woman has been raped, or when her life is in danger. It was, however, a very close contest with […]

Abortion debate rears its head in Turkey

September 7th, 2012
Abortion debate rears its head in Turkey

Abortion is a topic that can cause highly charged emotional debates between those in favour and those against. In the UK, there have been occasions when people opposed to the idea of abortion have challenged the conventional wisdom as well as the Abortion Act, which was passed during the 1960s and updated over the following […]

Furore Over South Dakota’s New Legal Ruling

July 30th, 2012
Furore Over South Dakota’s New Legal Ruling

South Dakota’s 8th Circuit Judge recently announced a new ruling which will give carte blanche for any legislator to decide upon which science results they want to put forward when presenting arguments regarding abortion. This ruling has been attacked by pro abortion campaigners who say that doctors who are themselves opposed to abortion will be […]

New Survey Debunks Abortion Myth

May 11th, 2012
New Survey Debunks Abortion Myth

The pro versus anti abortion argument often deteriorates to a slanging match, in which those in favour of abortion are accused of not really understanding the consequences of choosing an abortion. However, a recent survey has debunked this myth. It seems that 87% of women seeking an abortion are highly confident in the decision they […]

Arizona Passes Abortion Bill

April 13th, 2012
Arizona Passes Abortion Bill

The state of Arizona has passed new legislation which makes it illegal to have an abortion after 20 weeks. While most abortion arguments have been along party lines, with the Republicans generally against abortion and the Democrats being pro abortion, this time it wasn’t clear-cut and a number of Republicans voted against the bill. The […]

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