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March 2019
News > International

US: New York State legalises abortion up to birth

The American state of New York has passed ‘horrific’ legislation which allows abortions up to the point of birth in many cases. Democratic state governor, Andrew Cuomo, directed the One World Trade Center and other landmarks to be lit in pink to celebrate the passage of the ‘Reproductive Health Act (RHA)’. Under the new law, non-doctors are now allowed to conduct abortions and the procedure could be done until the mother’s due date if the woman’s health is endangered or if the foetus is not viable. The previous law only allowed abortions after 24 weeks of pregnancy if a woman’s life was at risk. The...

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January 2018
News > Ethics

Ethics – Abortion rights for under-16s20

Children under the age of 16 from Northern Ireland are to be offered abortions, free of charge, in England. Controversial new plans from Westminster would see the children being given their travel and accommodation free, with no legal requirement for any parental consent for the procedure. The decision, by Rt Hon. Justine Greening MP, Minister for Equalities and Women, has been condemned by groups such as Right to Life, which branded it ‘disgraceful’. In a statement, the advocacy group said: ‘This policy, the continuation and profound worsening of an extraordinary intervention by the UK government into the devolved affairs of Northern Ireland, will actively encourage...

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