Category “Abortion”

Controversial Abortion Film Released

March 28th, 2012
Controversial Abortion Film Released

A new film, which looks into the effects and consequences of abortion, came out this week, hot on the heels of Hunger Games. October Baby is a story about a 19-year-old woman – Hannah – who survived an abortion but suffers from lifelong health problems. She learns early on in the film that her health […]

US Democratic Party in Turmoil Over Anti Abortion Candidate

March 21st, 2012
US Democratic Party in Turmoil Over Anti Abortion Candidate

The Democratic Party was recently thrown into turmoil in the US State of Oklahoma. It appears that a candidate for the federal elections later this year has been told he will not get any delegates when the national convention meets. The reason? The party hierarchy says that the individual is not a bona fide member […]

The Abortion Issue in British Headlines

January 20th, 2012
The Abortion Issue in British Headlines

Two Roman Catholic midwives have decided to take action over what they call a violation of their human rights. They believe they have the right to refuse to help women wanting an abortion. The midwives – Mary Doogan and Concepta Wood believe they had been put in an impossible position, when the local NHS Trust […]

8 Year Old Calls for a Ban on Abortion

January 13th, 2012
8 Year Old Calls for a Ban on Abortion

A young boy, just 8 years old, has made a plea to have abortion banned. Christian Harrington decided to visit the Ohio State Capitol to support the Heart Beat Bill currently going through the State legislature. This bill, if passed, would ban abortion taking place within weeks of conception. Speaking with local reporters, Christian said: […]

New Zealand Health Board Stops Offering Abortions Directly

November 30th, 2011
New Zealand Health Board Stops Offering Abortions Directly

A New Zealand health board has decided to stop offering abortion directly. Instead a private contractor has been hired to carry out the work. The decision to pull out is thought to be, in part, due to objections by some hospital staff. The new contract negotiated by the Waikato District Health Board is for three […]

Blood tests can now show gender

August 12th, 2011
Blood tests can now show gender

It is now possible to determine the sex of a baby via a blood test. But there is also a worry that the number of abortions will rise as a consequence of parents knowing this information. There has been some scepticism that the blood tests used to determine the sex of a baby were infallible. […]

Abortion Debate Hots Up in North Carolina

August 1st, 2011
Abortion Debate Hots Up in North Carolina

Anti-abortionists in North Carolina’s Senate are changing tactics. Rather than trying to make it financially difficult for women and families seeking an abortion, they are making use of more psychological and social issues to make them rethink about what they intend on doing. The new law, which was passed by a vote of 29 to […]

High Abortion Rate for IVF Pregnancies in Britain

June 27th, 2011
High Abortion Rate for IVF Pregnancies in Britain

Researchers have found that around 750 women over the past 19 years who had IVF treatment also aborted the baby. Most of the abortions occurred in the weeks after implantation into the mother’s womb, and was the result of what the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority called a ‘change of heart.’ It seems the abortions […]

Anti-Abortionists Hit a Road Block

June 13th, 2011
Anti-Abortionists Hit a Road Block

Of their own making, it seems. Apparently a bill in the US created by an Illinois senator who died in 2007, was supposed to block funding, which would have been spent on the treatment of women requiring abortions. However it now appears this very same legislation is now inadvertently aiding abortions after all. The bill […]

Abortion Outrage in New Zealand

May 16th, 2011
Abortion Outrage in New Zealand

Parents in New Zealand are furious at reports that have surfaced suggesting schools are offering students secret abortions. The reports came about after one mother found out t her 16 year old daughter’s school counsellor had arranged for the girl to have an abortion without the knowledge of the mother. She told a local newspaper: […]

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