What does #Decrim mean? An interview with Canadian pro-choice campaigner Carolyn Egan

Abortion Rights campaigns for the decriminalisation of abortion. We are often asked, what will abortion services look like after we have won? There is a lot of scaremongering from the anti-choice lobby about what decriminalisation would mean, so we are going to take a look at Canada, where abortion is decriminalised. We talked to veteran pro-choice...
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MSP John Mason lodges motion calling for the Scottish Parliament to “restrict” abortion

SNP MSP John Mason lodges motion at Holyrood calling for the Scottish Parliament to “restrict” abortion. Abortion Rights’ Scotland is bitterly disappointed that Mason is attempting to use the victory of decriminalisation of abortion in New South Wales as an excuse to reduce the time limit in Scotland. Jillian Merchant of Abortion Rights Scotland said,...
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WeWork Cancel Fundraising Event For Abortion Charity Because It’s “Politically Sensitive”

Abortion Rights are extremely disappointed to hear the news that WeWork have refused to host a fundraising event for organised by the international feminist collective Verve, with the aim of raising money for our friends at Abortion Support Network. WeWork’s reason for this is embarrassing at best and deeply misogynist at worst. They said, “as...
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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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