Abortion in Northern Ireland from 22 October 2019

On the afternoon of Monday 21 October 3019, a last ditch attempt at the Stormont assembly to stop abortion law changes in Northern Ireland failed, and the law is set to change at midnight*. Events leading to the recall of the NI assembly were summarized in our round-up of news yesterday, and Monday’s developments at Stormont are detailed in a BBC report. The consequences of these events are described Continue reading