Abortion

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How anti-abortion advocates are pushing local bans, city by small city
Across Ohio, tactics pioneered in Texas are being deployed in disruptive city council meetings

Audra Jane Heidrichs

23, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘We’ll fight like hell’: US abortion rights leader on finding hope in a moment of crisis
Mini Timmaraju, president of Naral Pro-Choice America, braces for an era in which the federal right to an abortion may no longer exist

Lauren Gambino in Washington

16, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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‘Catastrophic implications’: UN health expert condemns US over threat to abortion rights
Special rapporteur Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng argues in brief filed in a US court that overturning abortion rights would violate international human rights treaties ratified by the US

Jessica Glenza

08, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Take it from an Irish woman: if US abortion rights keep slipping, dark days are coming | Maeve Higgins
In 2018, Ireland finally voted to legalize terminations. Before that condoms, divorce and abortion were illegal and shameful

Maeve Higgins

02, Nov, 2021 @10:18 AM

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Supreme court appears open to allowing challenge to Texas abortion law
Justices, in oral arguments, seem skeptical of law that gives private citizens right to sue to enforce six-week abortion ban

Jessica Glenza

01, Nov, 2021 @9:07 PM

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Abortion was legalised in Northern Ireland in 2019 – so why are we still waiting for it? | Elizabeth Nelson
The Northern Ireland Office move to uphold our human rights is welcome. But it shouldn’t have come to this, says activist Elizabeth Nelson

Elizabeth Nelson

29, Oct, 2021 @11:05 AM

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Sinn Féin welcomes call for progress on Northern Ireland abortion services
DUP and Ulster Unionist opposition to 2019 legislation is denounced as ‘shameful and disgraceful’

Lisa O'Carroll

28, Oct, 2021 @2:30 PM

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Northern Ireland Office may directly instruct trusts to offer abortion services
Exclusive: Brandon Lewis warns he will soon have ‘no alternative but to take further steps’ to ensure services are provided

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

27, Oct, 2021 @8:08 AM

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The Guardian view on US abortion laws: freedoms hanging by a thread
By allowing the Texas law banning abortions after six weeks to stand, the supreme court has joined the attack

Editorial

25, Oct, 2021 @5:57 PM

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How America’s broken democracy led to our abortion crisis | Meaghan Winter
The majority of Americans support legal abortion. Redistricting has allowed extremism to flourish without fear of repercussion

Meaghan Winter

25, Oct, 2021 @10:29 AM

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Supreme court refuses to block Texas abortion ban but will hear challenges
Justices will hear arguments on 1 November and said they will decide whether the federal government has the right to sue

Jessica Glenza and agencies

22, Oct, 2021 @6:08 PM

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More than 30,000 Polish women sought illegal or foreign abortions since law change last year
Tens of thousands have travelled to other European countries including England for legal terminations since near-total ban, campaigners say

Rosie Swash

22, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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