None of the main parties support a woman’s right to choose. The DUP and SDLP are entirely opposed to any reform, as are the majority of UUP MLAs. Sinn Féin and most Alliance MLAs oppose abortion rights outside the narrow circumstances of sexual crime and fatal foetal abnormality.
Tag: Abortion Rights
For the first time in Ireland, a forum where members of the public were given control has recommended abortion on request in the first trimester, when 85% of abortions occur, even for socio-economic reasons. This speaks volumes about how fundamentally societal attitudes have progressed.
Another abortion rights case is currently on its way to the European Court of Human Rights. This case aims to challenge the decision by Tory Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to deny women from Northern Ireland free access to abortions under the NHS in England.
End the Hypocrisy! Extend the 1967 Abortion Act NOW! By Eleanor Crossey-Malone In the days following International Women’s Day, the PSNI raided several addresses in Belfast in search of abortion pills. The pills are administered by doctors worldwide and contain drugs listed on the World Health Organisation’s List of Essential […]
By Sarah Campton I didn’t know of the Socialist Party until recently. When I learned more about it, I realised that I shared my views with an entire party. A massive part of joining was that I now have a platform to be an activist. I thoroughly enjoy getting involved […]