Abortion Rights

  • Ireland: Hospital staff failed to adequately assess Savita Halappanavar, says report June 13, 2013

    Staff at an Irish hospital failed to adequately assess and monitor Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar who died after suffering a miscarriage, a key report on her death said on Thursday and warned that such incidents could happen again in the absence of clarity on abortion law. A clinical inquiry into...
  • Pregnant women who are ill entitled to 2nd opinion: Ireland December 3, 2012

    London: Amid the row over the death of an Indian dentist in Ireland, the Irish government has told the Council of Europe that any seriously ill woman who is pregnant and her request for a termination is refused, is entitled to a second medical opinion. The woman would also have the...
  • 40 arrested for protesting against Obama May 18, 2009

    South Bend (Indiana): Nearly 40 people were arrested on Sunday as they tried to enter the University of Notre Dame to protest President Barack Obama's appearance at commencement, police said. At least 39 people were taken into custody on trespassing charges, police Sgt Bill Redman said. Among those arrested were Norma...