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Government Blocks Bill on Maternal Death Inquests

12.05.2017

The government has blocked legislation that would have made it automatic that an inquest be held into…

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Honduras Resists UN Abortion Pressure

12.05.2017

Honduran lawmakers have refused to legalise abortion despite intense pressure from UN experts and international…

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Swedish Midwife to Appeal to European Court for Conscience Rights

05.05.2017

Swedish midwife Ellinor Grimmark has decided to appeal to the European Court of Human Rights over Sweden’s…

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Fitzgerald Wants Abortion Referendum 'Soon'

05.05.2017

Justice Minister and Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald says Ireland must move to hold a referendum on the…

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State Must Pay 85% of Costs in Case on Unborn Rights

05.05.2017

The Irish state must pay 85 per cent of the costs of a deportation case resulting in a significant High…

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Investigation Exposes IVF Abuses

05.05.2017

The UK’s Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) is investigating several fertility clinics…

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Catholic Hospitals in Belgium to Offer Euthanasia

05.05.2017

Belgian psychiatric hospitals run by the Brothers of Charity have decided to allow doctors to kill patients…

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Medical Card Holders to get Morning-After Pill Without Prescription

05.05.2017

Health Minister Simon Harris has decided that the “morning after” pill should be made available to…

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Abortion Committee Members Declare Positions

05.05.2017

Seven Oireachtas members who will sit on the new cross-party committee on abortion have declared themselves…

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Will Hospital Owned by Religious Order Perform Abortions, IVF?

28.04.2017

The ongoing controversy over the planned new National Maternity Hospital (NMH) is cast in terms of concerns…

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