Numerous questions have arisen in the wake of Savita’s case. Why did this happen? Doesn’t Ireland, a country with otherwise draconian abortion laws, allow abortion to save the life of the mother? Was there any doubt an abortion was necessary to save Savita’s life? Can this happen in the United States? And here are my answers.
Last month, a Catholic hospital in Ireland effectively murdered a pregnant woman by denying her a life-saving abortion. Anti-choicers in the United States are trying to impose the same policies on women in the United States. This must be stopped.
It’s not enough to define abortion rights for D.C., now Franks wants to weigh in on Ireland’s debate, too.
The country is the latest to see anti-choice propaganda going large and public.
How do you get out of an abusive situation and get yourself safe? By doing all you can to get sound help as soon as you can and to leave as safely as possible. It’s so easy to feel stuck in abuse or other unsafe situations, but we can get unstuck.
The idea that the number of women travelling to Britain for abortions is the sum total of Irish women actually having abortions would be laughable if it weren’t so tragic.
Texas House passes mandatory ultrasound bill without a rape or incest exception, 40 Days of Harassment starts tomorrow, Minnesota introduces fetal pain bill, and will internet-procured medication be the new back alley abortion?
The abortion pill potentially puts the control over abortion into women’s hands, and a lot of conservative men and women aren’t sure they like that.
Oprah’s story of teen pregnancy and suicidal thoughts, emergency contraception in Ireland, SBA List scores the health care repeal, and the ACLU is doing what?
In a victory for Irish women, and to some degree women everywhere, thetoday ruled that Ireland’s strict law forbidding abortions even in dire circumstances violated the right to life of a pregnant woman suffering from cancer.