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Illegal abortion pills without legal sanction

Life is disappointed by the ruling at Belfast Crown Court today that a mother charged with supplying her daughter with abortion pills bought online is not guilty of any offence.  Today’s verdict flies in the face of NIO guidelines regarding abortion, updated just yesterday, which clearly state the procurement and supply of abortion pills is still a criminal offence in Northern Ireland under… Read more »

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Abortion to be legalised as politicians fail the people of Northern Ireland

Life Northern Ireland is deeply disappointed that abortion will be legalised at midnight due to the failure of politicians to reconvene the Northern Ireland Executive and Assembly.  In July, the Westminster Parliament forced through an amendment to the Northern Ireland Executive Formation Act, paving the way for the legalisation of abortion if the Executive and Assembly are not convened by… Read more »

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New NICE guidance rushes women through abortions to aid “cost-cutting”

Life is extremely disappointed at guidelines published today by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) which will result in more women being rushed through abortions in the interest of saving money. Throughout the draft guidelines, NICE insisted on economising in order for resources to be channelled back into new referrals, feeding an… Read more »

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Life NI launches service for families of babies with life limiting conditions

Life Northern Ireland is proud to announce the launch of a new perinatal service to support families with babies diagnosed with life limiting conditions. The perinatal service is designed to complement NHS services, by offering specialised counselling and support to parents whose children have been diagnosed with conditions in the womb such as Anencephaly, Trisomy… Read more »

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