Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Northern Ireland Considering Decriminalization Of Abortion

From The Independent:

The Stormont Assembly will sit for the first time in almost three years on Monday to discuss the decriminalisation of abortion in Northern Ireland after a petition prompted the gathering.

MPs resoundingly backed the right to abortion in Northern Ireland in a vote in July and the procedure will be decriminalised there unless a devolved executive at Stormont is restored by Monday.

The petition is an eleventh-hour bid to stop the law – which even bans abortions in cases of rape or incest – being changed.

Read more here

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/2019/10/northern-ireland-considering-decriminalization-of-abortion-.html

| Permalink

Comments

Post a comment