How's Britain?

Alex Pareene · 06/30/16 10:10AM

Short answer: Not great. Bit of a mess. Long answer:

Allie Jones · 12/16/15 01:34PM

After ruling last month that Northern Ireland’s abortion law “breaches human rights,” a Belfast judge declined today to actually change it. It’s up to lawmakers now to allow abortions in cases of rape and incest, but the government has already said it will appeal the ruling.

Court Rules Northern Ireland's Insanely Restrictive Abortion Law "Breaches Human Rights"

Allie Jones · 11/30/15 10:10AM

In a landmark ruling today, the Belfast High Court decided that Northern Ireland’s abortion law is “incompatible with human rights.” Currently, abortion is only legal in cases where the life of the mother is threatened or where there is a “permanent or serious risk to her well-being,” and hospital employees can face life in prison if they are caught providing abortions under any other circumstances.