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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 »

Majority of women who have an abortion don’t regret it five years on

By Clare Wilson Many US states restrict abortion accessRawpixel/Getty Images The majority of women who have an abortion don’t regret their decision. The finding rebuts the idea that mental distress is commonplace, which is often the basis of laws that require women to have cooling off periods after requesting an abortion, says Corinne Rocca at… Read More »

Medical News Today: What to know about getting pregnant after an abortion

A woman considering an abortion may wonder about any effects on future pregnancies. In most cases, an abortion does not affect fertility and has no impact on other pregnancies. There are two methods: medical abortion and surgical abortion. The type that a woman chooses may depend on several factors, including how far along the pregnancy… Read More »

Why didn’t Democrats talk about abortion during the debates?

Despite the heightened controversy over abortion, including debate over “heartbeat” bills, Planned Parenthood taxpayer subsidies, and a new Supreme Court justice, Democrats didn’t even utter the word abortion during the most recent debate nights. After a brief tussle over abortion on both nights of the first debate, there was no mention of abortion or reproductive… Read More »

U.S. states unsure how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown

NEW YORK (Reuters) – American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online suppliers, and the states say there is little they can do to stop it. In the year before many of these new restrictions passed Republican-controlled state legislatures,… Read More »