Is Philip Davies a little Trump?

  It’s wonderful to live in Shipley.  An area where there is a strong feminist base.   Where women live, work and organised a successful Women’s March against Trump. I’m on the Abortion Rights Committee, engaging women locally and nationally around pro-choice issues.  So why is Philip Davies so out of touch with his constituents? Philip...
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Using the Tampon Tax to fund anti-abortion groups is a bloody outrage!

Over the past few years, campaigners have rightly highlighted the fact that sanitary protection, which we feel is a necessity is actually taxed as a luxury product . The campaign gathered so much support that it forced a debate in Parliament and the male-dominated institution delicately debated the estimated £492 a year cost of periods. So...
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Conservative commentator confuses viewers over pro-choice views, but should we be surprised?

An American conservative commentator, Tomi Lahren, has been fired from her job on a conservative news network TheBlaze, after making pro-choice comments during an interview on The View. Lahren, known for her constitutional conservative views, explained that it would be hypocritical of her to say that she’s in favour of limited government interference, but at...
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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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