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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AR Statement – Strathclyde Student’s Association bans anti-choice groups from affiliating

05/12/16 Earlier today, the University of Strathclyde Student’s Association (USSA) banned anti-choice groups from affiliating and receiving funding as part of student associations. The anti-choice group claims that this is an assault to their freedom of expression, while the USSA maintains their position that anti-choice groups actively use intimidation and fear tactics to communicate their...
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Model Letter to the BBC

Subject: “NI woman charged over abortion pills” I was disappointed to read Chris Buckler’s “NI woman charged over abortion pills” article, published on the BBC on 27 October 2016. This article is highly problematic because it includes false and biased information regarding abortion medication. Rather than relying on scientific data to inform the public that...
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Press Release: Scotland considers giving free abortions to NI women

21/11/16 Abortion Rights have welcomed comments made by Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, regarding the possibility of provision, by NHS Scotland, of abortion services for women travelling from Northern Ireland. Starts The matter was raised by Patrick Harvie MSP at First Ministers Questions on Thursday (17 November 2016). He asked the First Minister whether...
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