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Abortion set to become legal in Northern Ireland from midnight tonight

Vigil takes place in Dublin as abortion becomes legal in Northern Ireland.  Abortion is set to become legal in Northern Ireland from midnight tonight. Meanwhile, same-sex marriage will become legal and will be introduced from January. MPs at Westminster voted to decriminalise both abortion and same-sex marriage – unless a new power-sharing government is in… Read More »

Missouri abortion clinic to stay open for now after court order

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Missouri’s only abortion clinic will stay open at least a few more days after a judge on Friday granted a request by Planned Parenthood for a temporary restraining order, allowing the facility to keep operating until a hearing on Tuesday. Planned Parenthood sued Missouri this week after state health officials said… Read More »

‘Here we go again’: Judge blocks Mississippi ‘heartbeat’ abortion law

Abortionrights activist gathered outside the U.S. Supreme Court to protest against the recent abortion laws passed across the country in recent weeks. Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Washington, D.C. Aurora Samerio | NurPhoto | Getty Images A federal judge in Mississippi on Friday temporarily blocked a state law that bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat is… Read More »