What does Trumpism look like in the UK?

What does Trumpism look like in the UK? Kerry Abel, Chair of Abortion Rights Many have been disgusted by the impact Trump had in his first week in office, signing a series of inflammatory Executive orders rolling back affordable healthcare, giving the green light to expand oil pipelines without regard for the environment, passing the...
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Abortion Rights Statement on Nuffield Council on Bioethics Report

Earlier this week, the Nuffield Council on Bioethics published a recommendation report regarding non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) to be used to find early NHS screening for Down’s, Edwards and Patau’s. Although the report positively discusses the increase in information that this prenatal test will bring, it also says that women should be denied information about...
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50 quid for 50 years!

We would like to encourage our members to participate in a new fundraiser for 2017, following the motion passed at our AGM last February. We would like to invite you to help us reach out to social and labour movement organisations such as trade union branches and CLPs, to ask them to donate ‘£50 for...
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Scottish pro-choice group opposes US evangelical-led campaign

Edinburgh stands up for abortion rights  At 3 pm on Saturday 25th February, the Edinburgh Abortion Rights group and supporters are holding a pro-choice protest in Edinburgh to oppose a new US-led movement against abortion access in Scotland. Edinburgh Abortion Rights is a local branch of the national pro-choice campaign, Abortion Rights. They are campaigning...
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ABORTION (DISABILITY EQUALITY) BILL

Background to the Bill The Abortion (Disability Equality) Bill is a Private Member’s Bill sponsored by Lord Shinkwin and proposes to make an amendment to the 1967 Abortion Act, which would remove section 1(1)(d), which allows for an abortion when: Two registered medical practitioners are of the opinion that ‘there is a substantial risk that...
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Press Release: The Scottish Government looks to improve access to later abortion service

01/01/17 Abortion Rights welcomes reports that the Scottish Government are looking into developing a service to provide a late abortion service in Scotland Starts Under the Scotland Act 2016 power and responsibility relating to abortion was devolved to the Scottish Parliament from Westminster. Under current legislation abortions can be carried out, subject to legal requirements,...
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Abortion Rights Pro Choice Fundraiser

Please help support Abortion Rights by making a donation to our online fundraiser! Here’s how you can help. 1. Donate – Everything helps. Even small donations have a big impact. 2. Post to Facebook – The more people who hear about us, the more likely we are to meet our target. 3. Share with your...
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