The Brexit campaign has made much of its ties to the Commonwealth, particularly its richest members. But it doesn’t take a great leap of imagination to see that a break up of Britain could sever what remains of their umbilical cords
There is a civic duty to obey a just law, but there is a moral duty to disobey an unjust law
Pro-life groups say abortion pills have ‘unpleasant side effects’. All the priesthood wants is a bit of health and safety. Is that so wrong?
Democratic Unionist leader, Arlene Foster, has praised her party’s 'tremendous' performance
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Unlike the rest of the UK, it is a criminal offence in Northern Ireland to have an abortion or to help someone else to have one
"We appreciate that abortion is a devolved issue, however human rights are not a devolved issue"
Earlier this week a woman was convicted of having an abortion and another woman is due to stand trial on 27 April
How can a Northern Irish woman's flatmates defend themselves after she ended up with a suspended sentence for self-administering an abortion - and how can groups like Precious Life demand a harsher sentence?
The woman is accused of helping her daughter access abortion pills online
PayPal is willing to place paramount importance on the safety of its LGBT staff in a state that puts their lives at risk
The 21-year-old's defence lawyer said she did 'would not have found herself before the court' if she lived anywhere else in the UK
These letters appear in the 5 April digital edition of The Independent
She desperately tried to save up enough money to travel to England to have an abortion, but wasn’t able to. Her housemates reported her to the police
Broadly, it has been overlooked that Mr Trump’s momentary proposal represents the current state of affairs in Northern Ireland. Women who seek abortions there can face up to 14 years in prison