The Northern Ireland Bill Explained

Last week, a historic vote went through the House of Commons which could change everything for abortion rights in Northern Ireland. MPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of an amendment to the Northern Ireland Bill, tabled by Labour MP Stella Creasy, which will see a reform to abortion legislation if the Stormont assembly is not restored by...
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Press Release: ‘This Changes Everything’ – MPs vote to extend abortion to Northern Ireland

09/07/19 THE NC10 AMENDMENT PASSED BY 332 VOTES TO 99 MPs have voted resoundingly to extend both same-sex marriage and access to abortion to Northern Ireland, finally bringing the region into line with the rest of the UK. Kerry Abel, Chair Abortion Rights said: ‘From one campaign to another we send our congratulations to the campaigners...
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Press Release: Slash the legal abortion limit to 12 weeks, Jeremy Hunt says

PM hopeful Jeremy Hunt said that he would like to see the abortion limit reduced from 24 weeks to 12 Hunt’s comments on his desire to see the abortion time limit lowered to 12 weeks have elicited blow-back from pro-choice groups. Abortion Rights Kerry Abel chair said: “Abortion care is not an issue to play politics with....
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Press Release: Deborah Frances-White to Speak on behalf of AR at Together Against Trump Demo

STARTS Donald Trump is visiting the UK and mass protests are planned to greet him. Abortion Rights is proud to be joining the carnival of resistance. This protest is going to include some big-name speakers and also a lot of space for grassroots voices. The groups that Trump’s divisive and discriminatory agendas impact the most...
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Trade Union Model Motion

Abortion Rights Model Motion template Model motion on abortion rights This branch notes that: The rights of all women to access safe, free, legal and local abortion is an advance for women and is necessary to achieve a society that values the lives and rights of women. Before the 1967 Act legalised abortion thousands of...
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