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Abortion - Medical termination of Pregnancy(MTP)


Bioethics press synthesis

United Nations urges Argentina to legalise abortion

25 June 2018

With the House of Representatives having to decide by the end of the month whether or not to legalise free abortions up to the 14th week of pregnancy (see...

Obamacare: college in northern Indiana gets exemption on abortion and contraception

25 June 2018

An Evangelical Christian college in northern Indiana recently won a long-running lawsuit seeking exemption from Obamacare on religious grounds. Under the 2010...

Planned Parenthood threatened by investigation about failure to report sexual abuse of minors

25 June 2018

The Trump administration recently introduced new rules regarding Title X grants for family planning services.   While the proposed changes should...

Irish referendum: abortion decriminalised

18 June 2018

The Yes vote won the referendum on whether abortion should be decriminalised in Ireland. With a turnout rate of 64.13%, 66.4% voted Yes, 33.6% voted No....


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