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Abortion law change: Is Northern Ireland really next?


They can neither take pills in England, because it is not “home” nor at home in Northern Ireland. The secretary of state for Northern Ireland, Karen Bradley, has claimed that Westminster is powerless to change the law in Northern Ireland since it is a devolved matter. MPs also voted to repeal the Northern Irish law using a backbench Bill. Creasy successfully lobbied for women from Northern Ireland to have abortions paid for, and for a means-tested travel grant. The association has been working closely for years with the Northern Ireland Family Planning Association.


Source: The Irish Times January 12, 2019 06:00 UTC



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