Abortion
Abortion

Abortion

2 November 2006

Abort these lazy anti-choice arguments

How a tentative study from New Zealand about abortion and mental health was turned into cast-iron evidence that abortion makes women mad.

8 October 2006

The wrong debate about abortion rights

Images of 'smiling' fetuses are no basis on which to judge what to do about unwanted pregnancies.

21 July 2006

After D: antenatal diagnosis and human rights

A recent ruling in D v Ireland suggests that Irish women may be able to obtain abortion in cases of lethal fetal anomaly. Barbara Hewson, counsel for D, reflects on the case.

5 June 2006

What’s wrong with ‘do-it-yourself’ abortions?

The abortion pill is safe and effective, says the chief executive of Britain’s largest specialist abortion provider. So why all the fuss about the fact that more women are taking it?

11 May 2006

Why abortion clinics won’t be building barricades

The chief executive of the UK's largest specialist abortion provider explains why she and her colleagues are not scared by the UK LifeLeague's 'name and shame' antics.

20 April 2006

So, can a fetus feel pain?

A new study showing that premature babies launch a ‘brain response’ following a heel lance is cited as evidence that fetuses feel pain. One expert begs to differ.

20 April 2006

Beyond Roe vs Wade: let the debate begin

A pro-choice South Dakotan investigates her home state's decision to prohibit abortion.

16 March 2005

Late abortion and the ‘fetal pain’ fallacy

The USA's ban on 'partial-birth abortion' rests on flawed arguments about fetal development.

16 March 2005

Should abortion be an election issue? Vote no!

The UK abortion debate promotes emotion over political principle, and forgets about women's rights.

21 April 2004

Life is not a film

Women don't need to see videos of destroyed fetuses to understand the reality of abortion, says the chief executive of the UK's leading abortion and advice charity.