Monthly archive: March 2006
31 March 2006The new pro-lifers
The rise in infertility has given a huge boost to the anti-abortion movement, argues Cristina Odone in the Guardian.
24 March 2006Catholic leader admonishes church over contraceptive referrals
A Catholic hospital has been admonished by the leader of the church in England and Wales for referring patients for abortions and contraceptives.
24 March 2006USA: Petition drive to overturn South Dakota ban
A US pro-choice group has launched a petition drive to overturn a South Dakota ban on nearly all abortions.
24 March 2006Court hears compensation claim for failed termination
At a hearing in Perth Sheriff Court in Scotland, hospital bosses attempted to have a damages bid from a woman who gave birth following an abortion thrown out.
19 March 2006Do people really want to ban late abortions?
The Observer claims, on the basis of a new poll, that ‘a majority of women in Britain want abortion laws to be tightened to make it harder, or impossible, for them to terminate a pregnancy’. Ann Furedi, bpas Chief Executive, is not convinced.
10 March 2006USA: South Dakota makes abortion a crime
South Dakota's governor, Mike Rounds, on 6 March signed a bill that will make it a crime for doctors to perform an abortion unless the procedure is necessary to save the woman's life.