Posts tagged “Morals”

Abortions numbers rise in China

January 10th, 2011
Abortions numbers rise in China

The number of abortions being carried out by unmarried young Chinese women is on the rise. Experts suggest that the rise is due to more liberal attitudes to premarital intercourse in the city areas, along with the social stigma in the country concerning having a child before marriage. Official figures shows the number of abortions […]

Abortion in Europe

December 20th, 2010
Abortion in Europe

The recent European High Court ruling on Irish abortion laws has provoked widespread debate on the subject of abortion. Recently, three women took their cases to the European Court of Human Rights after they were not permitted to have an abortion in Irelamd; they claimed that their health was put at risk by having to […]

Protesters target US high school

December 3rd, 2010
Protesters target US high school

Anti-abortion protesters have been targeting a high school in Raleigh, North Carolina, to the anger of a number of students who resent their presence. Protesters have been holding up placards showing pictures of aborted foetuses on the steps of Wake County high school, handing out literature. They have already visited other schools in the area, […]

Have explicit anti-abortion posters crossed the moral line?

October 11th, 2010
Have explicit anti-abortion posters crossed the moral line?

In many media outlets, there are some images which are produced to cause an immediate reaction. Some might even offend which can cause outrage by many. After trying to put up an explicit anti-abortion display at Carleton University, five Ontario university students did exactly that. Attempts were made to put juxtaposed images of bloody fetuses […]

Human Rights proposal to stop doctors objecting to abortions on grounds of conscience

October 6th, 2010
Human Rights proposal to stop doctors objecting to abortions on grounds of conscience

An increase in figures of doctors not willing to carry out abortions has led to Europe‚Äôs most renowned human rights association to take steps in preventing them from letting their morals dictate their professionalism. Previously ousted at the general election, British Socialist member Christine McCafferty has called for a ban in the rights of doctors […]

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